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Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)

Part Three

Wednesday 29 December 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Wednesday 5 January 2005 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

While Vivaldi's reputation was made in a Venice orphange, it was extended through his work in opera houses, in Venice, Vicenza, and elsewhere. Today Donald Macleod recounts the story of some of Vivaldi's operatic successes.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Ottone in Villa - Sinfonia
Brandenberg Consort / Roy Goodman (conductor)
Hyperion CDA 66745 tr 7-9

Ottone in Villa - Act 2 scenes 5 + 6
Sophie Daneman (soprano - Tullia)
Susan Gritton (soprano - Cleonilla) / Nancy Argenta (soprano - Caio) /
Collegium Musicum 90 / Richard Hickox (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 0614(2) CD2 tr 2+ 3

L'Orlando finto pazzo: Qual favellar? .....Anderò, volerò, griderò
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) /
Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini (conductor)
Decca 466 569-2 tr 4

Farnace: Sinfonia, Act 1 Scenes 1 and 2
Furio Zanasi (Farnace) / Sara Mingardo (Tamiri) /
Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall (conductor)
AliaVox AV 9822 CD1 tr 7-12

Montezuma: Act 1 Scene 7 - Ramiro alone
Brigitte Balleys (mezzo-soprano - Ramiro) / La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy / Jean-Claude Malgoire (conductor)
Astree E8501 CD 1 tr 7

Catone in Utica: Se in campo armato
Emma Kirkby (soprano) / Brandenberg Consort / Roy Goodman (conductor)
Hyperion CDA 66745 tr 18





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