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Impresario

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 September 2011

Vivaldi was ordained a priest, but he eschewed the altar for the opera stage and set up home with his favourite soprano and her sister. Presented by Donald Macleod.

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Gloria in D major RV.589 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Performer: VITTORIO NEGRI - Main Artist Performer: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: John Alldis Choir

    Philips, 4622342

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi La Fida ninfa - opera RV.714

    Conductor: Jean-Christophe SPINOSI Performer: Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX - Contralto Performer: Sandrine PIAU - Soprano Performer: Topi LEHTIPUU - Tenor Performer: Matheus Ensemble

    Naive, Op30410

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Orlando [furioso] - opera RV.728

    Conductor: Jean-Christophe SPINOSI Performer: Matheus Ensemble

    NAIVE RECORDS, OP-30393

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A minor RV.445 for flautino and orchestra

    Conductor: Claudio SCIMONE Performer: Michala PETRI - Recorder Performer: I Solisti Veneti Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra

    RCA, RD87885

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Laudate pueri in G major RV.601 for soprano and orchestra

    Performer: Catherine BOTT - Soprano Performer: Stephen PRESTON - Flute Performer: Purcell Quartet

    CHANDOS, CHAN0714X

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