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Early Music Concerts 2015-2016: (UK) Cambridge Early Music: "La Serenissima" Celebrates its 21st Anniversary with Vivaldi's Seasons (21 Nov 2015)

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LOCATION:: GREAT ST MARY’S CHURCH, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 3PQ

NEWS RELEASE: "The Four Seasons remains the most popular piece of classical music of all time.  To celebrate their 21st anniverary year, La Serenissima will be presenting a programme of these fabulous concertos, performed using a new edition made by violinist Adrian Chandler from parts which are in the hand of Vivaldi’s father, Giovanni Battista; this source is housed in the ...

Henry Watson Library, Manchester, and represents the only surviving manuscript version of these pieces.  The performance will incorporate Adrian Chandler’s latest research into the genre of The Seasons made popular by Theocritus and Virgil, whose pastoral and Arcadian writings had such a major influence on the neo-Platonists at the court of the Medici; this movement in turn influenced Vivaldi’s own sonnets written to accompany the concertos. ..."

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