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concert James Galway plays Vivaldi's Six flute concertos — With I Solisti Veneti At Venice's Doge's Palace

At Venice's Doge's Palace

James Galway plays Vivaldi's Six flute concertos — With I Solisti Veneti At Venice's Doge's Palace

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Through the skilled musicianship of celebrated soloist James Galway, Vivaldi's six Flute Concertos ring out amidst frescos by Tintoret, Veronese, Tiepolo, Titian, and Hieronymus Bosch. At Venice's suptumous Doge's Palace, the mythological allegories decorating the walls and ceilings enter into revealing dialogue with these early masterworks from the Venetian composer. After nine works dedicated almost entirely to the violin—his instrument—Vivaldi turned his attention to the flute, bringing out the agility and lyricism of the instrument and drawing on the descriptive, pictorial language of the Four Seasons to evoke elements like birdsong, or a maritime storm...

Photography : Matteo Colombo © Getty Images

Cast

  • Sir James Galway | Flutist
  • Lady Jeanne Galway | Flutist
  • I Solisti Veneti
  • Claudio Scimone | Conductor

Program

  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, Op. 10 No. 1 in F major "La Tempesta di mare", RV 433
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Largo
    • 3. Presto
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, op. 10 no. 2 in G minor "La Notte", RV 439
    • 1. Largo
    • 2. Fantasmi. Presto
    • 3. Largo - Andante
    • 4. Presto
    • 5. Il Sonno. Largo
    • 6. Allegro
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, Op. 10 No. 3 in D major "Il Gardellino", RV 428
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Cantabile
    • 3. Allegro
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, Op. 10 No. 4 in G major, RV 435
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Largo
    • 3. Allegro
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, Op. 10 No. 5 in F major, RV 434
    • 1. Allegro ma non tanto
    • 2. Largo e cantabile
    • 3. Allegro
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo, Op. 10 No. 6 in G major, RV 437
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Largo
    • 3. Allegro
  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 Flutes, Strings and Basso Continuo in G major, RV 533
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Largo
    • 3. [Allegro]

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Tiziano Mancini
    • Mauro Santini
  • Venue: Palazzo Ducale (Venise, Italy)
  • Production date: 2007
  • Duration: 1 h 00 min
  • Production: © RAI - Trade
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