The Four Seasons

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
The Four Seasons
Christ Church Vero Beach - 667 20th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960

FREE; SUGGESTED DONATION OF $10

CORELLI  Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 (Christmas Concerto)
VIVALDI  The Four Seasons

Joni Roos, violin
Olga Kolpakova, violin
Audrey White, violin
Michael De Jesus, violin
Eric Hoover, violin
Juan Carlos Siviero, viola
Daniel Cortes, viola
Paul Fleury, cello
Lorraine Hogle, cello
Holly Cordero, bass
Angelyn Traylor, piano

This FREE enchanting program opens with Corelli's Christmas Concerto.  While practically every baroque composer wrote their own unique Christmas concerto, Corelli’s is the most popular.   Widely recognized as the father of the concerto grosso, Corelli was a true master at his art, and nowhere is it more apparent than in the calm and lovely atmosphere he creates.  Corelli also saves his Pastorale for the final movement, a glittering jewel in the repetoire.   The four concerti that make up Vivaldi’s Four Seasons have become part of our collective soundscape, each illustrating the unique environments, moods and colors brought on by the changing seasons.   They paint pictures of the Italian seasons: the gentle breezes of Spring, insects buzz in the Summer heat, a hunt in Autumn and sitting inside next to the fire listening to the rain in Winter.  Do not miss this FREE chamber program featuring two of the most popular compositions from the Baroque era.

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