Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Boston Baroque

North America's First Permanent Baroque Orchestra

70.47

177 Huntington Avenue 17th Floor #1791
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (617) 987-8600   Web Site
EIN: 04-2530131

Board Leadership
David Friend
Chairman

CEO
Jennifer Ritvo Hughes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.47
  Financial 61.04
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boston Baroque, founded in 1973, is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America and according to Fanfare Magazine, is widely regarded as “one of the world's premier period-instrument bands.” The Boston-based ensemble produces lively, emotionally charged, groundbreaking performances of Baroque and Classical works for today's audiences performed on instruments and using performance techniques that reflect the eras in which the music was composed.

Boston Baroque, founded in 1973, is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America and according to Fanfare Magazine, is widely regarded as “one of the world's premier period-instrument bands.” The Boston-based ensemble produces lively, emotionally charged, groundbreaking performances of Baroque and Classical works for today's audiences performed on instruments and using performance techniques that reflect the eras in which the music was composed.

Financial

61.04

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 186.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Baroque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Baroque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $769,524
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $769,524
   Program Service Revenue $419,448
Total Primary Revenue $1,188,972
   Other Revenue $158,858
TOTAL REVENUE $1,347,830
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,064,127
   Administrative Expenses $219,458
   Fundraising Expenses $227,678
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,511,263
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-163,433
   
Net Assets $-314,402

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$49,788 3.29% Jennifer R. Hughes Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$98,239 6.50% Martin Pearlman Music Director

Mission

Boston Baroque, founded in 1973, is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America and according to Fanfare Magazine, is widely regarded as “one of the world's premier period-instrument bands.” The Boston-based ensemble produces lively, emotionally charged, groundbreaking performances of Baroque and Classical works for today's audiences performed on instruments and using performance techniques that reflect the eras in which the music was composed.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Baroque (MA) 70.47
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (CA) 94.65
Memphis Symphony Orchestra (TN) 88.92
San Francisco Symphony (CA) 87.74
Allentown Symphony Association (PA) 87.36

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Baroque
177 Huntington Avenue
17th Floor #1791
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (617) 987-8600
fax: (617) 987-8603
EIN: 04-2530131

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Board Leadership

David Friend
Chairman

CEO

Jennifer Ritvo Hughes
Executive Director