Latest News: Classical, Vivaldi (composer)
The violinist and his ensemble present four virtuosic concertos, showcasing the legacy of Vivaldi's incredible panache as a performer as well as the earliest origins of what would eventually become the solo violin caprice.
Nicola Benedetti makes a successful first venture into early music with a programme of Geminiani and Vivaldi, and Théotime Langlois de Swarte teams up with William Christie to bring some French Baroque gems to light.
Nearly twenty years after her landmark album devoted to the operas of the 'Red Priest', the Italian mezzo is as dazzling as ever in arias from works including Orlando furioso, Il Giustino and Ottone in Villa.
Adrian Chandler and his acclaimed team of baroque instrumentalists present a sparkling selection of Vivaldi's unique double concerti.
The violinist, whose previous recordings of Vivaldi have won widespread critical acclaim, talks to Katherine about taking on the 'Red Priest''s most popular work.
The British violinist breathes new life into the most popular of baroque violin concerti with these vivid one-per-part accounts which exude wit and affection.
Katherine welcomes back Naïve's Vivaldi Edition, which returns today with an effervescent account of the "Red Priest"'s pastoral pasticcio from the 1730s.
Katherine talks to one of the driving forces behind the project, which resumes this month with Dorilla in Tempe.
The Dutch recorder-player talks to Katherine about her debut disc on Decca.
David talks to Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital about his new solo album, Vivaldi.
David listens to two new albums of violin music - Vivaldi concertos from Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque, and Bach solo sonatas and partitas from Gil Shaham.
David picks out the very best recordings of works by the “Red Priest”, Antonio Vivaldi.
Chris visits the baroque violinist to discuss her new recording of Vivaldi's twelve concerti Op. 9, recorded with Holland Baroque and released on Channel Classics earlier this month.
Following her Gramophone Award-winning recording of La stravaganza in 2003, the British baroque violinist tackles La cetra with Holland Baroque Society.
Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas joins the baroque ensemble Florilegium for Laudate pueri and Nulla in mundo, whilst the group’s founder Ashley Solomon takes centre-stage in the recently-rediscovered flute concerto Il Gran Mogol (receiving only its second outing on record here).
Ercole sul Termodonte (starring Joyce DiDonato, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazón) from Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante, and Ottone in Villa (with Sonia Prina in the title-role) from Il Giardino Armonico and Giovanni Antonini.
Daniel Hope directs the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in a programme of music by the ‘Red Priest’, including the ‘Tempesta di mare’ concerto, the ‘La Follia’ sonata, and ‘Andromeda Liberata’, with guest soloist Anne Sofie von Otter.