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
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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

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