Vivaldi would be totally astonished by the fame of his Four Seasons today.
The Four Seasons is not just well-known: it’s one of the most exciting, colourful and innovative works from the Baroque era. Each concerto is accompanied by a sonnet, and the hallmarks of each Italian season, from birdsong in spring to pesky flies in summer, are imagined in amazingly vivid musical form.
This concert also includes a concerto by Corelli and the world premiere of celebrated Victoria composer Calvin Bowman’s Daylesford Music, commissioned by residents of Daylesford.
Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major Op 6 no 4
Calvin Bowman Daylesford Music
Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons