Vivaldi’s FOUR SEASONS rediscovered
Jeannette Sorrell,harpsichord & direction
Francisco Fullana,violin soloist – Four Seasons
Alan Choo & Emi Tanabe,violin soloists – La Folia
René Schiffer & Sarah Stone,cello soloists – Vivaldi Double Cello Concerto
with projected images during the Four Seasons, designed by Camilla Tassi
Apollo’s Fire launches the Windy City Series with a splash! Not your mother’s Four Seasons
…. Jeannette Sorrell and Francisco Fullana become musical storytellers – celebrating along with the 18th-century Italian peasants, whose joys and sorrows Vivaldi described so vividly. Dueling cellists evoke Vivaldi’s “rock ’n roll” personality in the stormy Concerto for Two Cellos
. The party ends in exuberant madness when the group whips up Vivaldi’s La Folia (“Madness”)
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NEW CD Release: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Apollo’s Fire’s unique take on these masterpieces is finally an album! With a beautiful booklet/packaging and fascinating liner notes, these CDs make wonderful gifts. Available at all AF concerts, as well as at Amazon and all fine music outlets around the world.
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Allegory of Spring or La Primavera, 1477-78, by Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi dit Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), Tempera on wood 314 x 203 cm – Uffizi Gallery, Florence / Bridgeman Images