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Venice Baroque Orchestra

(2013/2014 Performing Arts)

Thu, Feb 6
8:00 PM

“Not one note sounds dutiful; joy and a sense of discovery are everywhere.” The Times (U.K.)

“A suberbly polished period-instrument group known for its fresh, zesty Vivaldi recordings.” The New York Times

Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, the “irresistible” (The New Yorker) Venice Baroque Orchestra is recognized as one of the premier ensembles devoted to period-instrument performance. A man on a mission, Marcon wants to bring to the group’s performances all the freshness and flash that made Vivaldi’s concertos so groundbreaking in their day.

a Fund for Programmatic Excellence event

Vivaldi: Sinfonia in C Major for Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 114
Vivaldi: Concerto in G Minor for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, “La Notte,” RV 439
Vivaldi: Concerto in F Major for Two Horns, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 538
Vivaldi: Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 531
Veracini: Overture No. 6 in G Minor for Two Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo
Vivaldi: Concerto in C Major for Sopranino Recorder, Strings and Basso Continuo, RV 443
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D Minor, “La follia” (after A. Corelli op. 5, no. 12)
Program subject to change

Related event: String Master Class with Venice Baroque Orchestra Cellist Daniele Bovo
Thu, Feb 6 / 2:00-4:00 PM
Geiringer Hall, UCSB Music Building
FREE and open to the public

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