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Chopin and his Europe

Recorded at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe festival in 2018, Vivaldi's delightful serenata 'Gloria e Imeneo', interspersed here with some of his lesser-known violin concertos.

Recorded at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe festival last year, Vivaldi's delightful serenata 'Gloria e Imeneo', interspersed here with some of his lesser-known violin concertos

The serenata, written to celebrate the wedding of French king Louis XV and the Polish princess Maria Leszczyska in 1725, sees Glory (representing the French monarchy) and Hymen (the god of marriage) tunefully celebrating the regal nuptials

2.00pm
Jarzebski: Canzoni e concerti (excerpts)
Vivaldi: Serenata ’Gloria e Imeneo‘, RV.687 interspersed with Vivaldi concertos: in C, RV.186; in F, RV.288; in B flat, RV.380
Vivica Genaux, Martina Belli (mezzos)
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi,violin/conductor

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