Performance Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 7:30 PM

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Zankel Hall
Andrea Marcon led the ensemble in vivid, nearly reckless performances, tearing the powdered wig off this music once and for all … What was revealed was breathtaking” (The Washington Post). There’s more to Vivaldi than The Four Seasons, as will be seen in a program of impassioned arias from the Venetian master’s operas and breathlessly brilliant virtuoso concertos for various instruments.


  • Venice Baroque Orchestra
    Andrea Marcon, Music Director and Conductor
  • Avi Avital, Mandolin


    Program to include:
  • VIVALDI Concerto in D Major for Lute, Strings, and Continuo, RV 93
  • VIVALDI Concerto in C Major for Mandolin and Strings, RV 425
  • VIVALDI Concerto for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 8, "Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'invenzione" (trans. for mandolin)
  • TSINTSADZE Eight Miniatures on Georgian Folk Tunes


Vivaldi's Concerto for Strings and Continuo in G minor, R. 152 (Allegro molto)
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon

This performance is part of Baroque Unlimited.