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Vivaldi's Venice: Vivaldi: Pacific Baroque Orchestra

Sat. February 16th 2008 8:00 pm Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages) 8:00 pm
Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Cadboro Bay Book Co, Ivy’s Book Shop, Long & McQuade - Victoria, Munro’s Books, Victoria Conservatory Of Music
The Pacific Baroque Festival continues to showcase world-renowned Canadian artists, this year presenting Teresa Hron, a dazzling virtuoso of the recorder who studied at the Conservatory in Amsterdam under Paul Leenhouts. Teresa will perform two of Vivaldi’s concertos for recorder: “La Tempesta Di Mare” and “Il Gardinello” (the Goldfinch). Teresa, a respected composer herself, will then give us her own creative spin on Vivaldi. The concert will end in a blaze of glory as the Victoria Children’s Choir joins the Pacific Baroque Orchestra in Vivaldi’s “Gloria”. This presentation reflects this work as it would have been performed at the orphanage of the Ospedale della Pieta in Venice where Vivaldi was maestro di violino.

Pacific Baroque Orchestra

One of North America's most exciting and innovative period-instrument ensembles, Vancouver's Pacific Baroque Orchestra has consistently held to its mandate of presenting music of the past in lively and imaginative performances. True to its name, the orchestra plays the music of the baroque period (17th and 18th centuries) on period instruments (or ... more info
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