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Performed by I Solisti Veneti conducted by Claudio Scimone

One of the world's most popular chamber orchestras performs the iconic Baroque masterwork, The Four Seasons by the famous Venetian composer Antonio Vivaldi, in which four memorable violin concertos depict the seasons of the year.
The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)  - 45 minutes
Intermission - 20 minutes
Concerto Rv 93 for mandolin and strings (Vivaldi) - 10 minutes
Gran Duo concertante for violin, double bass and strings (Bottesini) - 17 minutes
Variations on the “Carnival of Venice” for trumpet and orchestra (Arban) - 8 minutes
Czardas for violin and strings (Monti) - 6 minutes

beautiful Baroque masterwork, The Four Seasons, in which evocative violin concerts depict the seasons of temperate climates. Founded in 1959 by Claudio Scimone, I Solisti Veneti is a very fine chamber ensemble of soloists, which quickly rose to the highest international levels of brilliance, winning admiration from both audiences and critics. I Solisti Veneti has performed more than 6,000 concerts in some ninety countries and has participated in the best international festivals, including more than thirty concerts at the prestigious Salzburg Festival. They have released more than 350 albums, and regularly engage in a rich selection of cultural and promotional activities, including important music publications. I Solisti Veneti and Claudio Scimone have won some of the highest awards in music. Among these are the coveted Grammy Award, several Grand Prix du Disques, and numerous Italian Music Critics’ Awards. In four movements, the Symphony is remarkable especially for the final movement which includes a full chorus singing Freidrich Schiller’s souring poem, “Ode to Joy”. Joining the chorus are four superb soloists: soprano Aga Mikolaj, mezzo-soprano Elena Manistina, tenor Brandon Jovanovich and bass Paul Gay.

March 30 2017       7:30 PM  
A 45 OMR
B 22 OMR
C 18 OMR
D 15 OMR
E 10 OMR