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Two distinctive concerts of classical music by VoxAmaDeus
Concert No. 1: Friday, October 12 at 8:00 PM at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia;
Concert No. 2: Sunday, October 14 at 4:00 PM in The Great Hall of the Old Library at Bryn Mawr College in Merion
Sempre Vivaldi (Vivaldi Forever)
Camerata Ama Deus Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Valentin Radu, conductor
Thomas DiSarlo, violin
Sarah Davol, oboe
Elin Frazier, trumpet
Thomas Jackson, violin
Repertoire (an all-Antonio Vivaldi concert):
“Autumn” from The Four Seasons, RV 293
Concerto for Oboe in a minor, RV463
Concerto for Trumpet in C Major, transcribed by Maurice André
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in d minor, RV 535
Concerto for Two Violins in a minor, RV 522
Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D Major, RV 563
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The sparkling musical compositions of Antonio Vivaldi (Venice, Italy b. 1678 –
- Vienna, 1741) are enduring favorites of audiences and artists alike, always bringing joy to both the listener and the performer. Under the lively musical leadership ofMaestro Valentin Radu, theCamerata Ama Deus Baroque Chamber Orchestrawill present two separate performances of anall-Vivaldi concert for the enjoyment of music lovers of every age.
The first performance will be given on Friday, October 12 beginning at 8:00 PM in the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, located at 8000 St. Martin’s Lane in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia 19118. The Sunday, October 14 concert will commence at 4:00 PM in the beautiful confines of The Great Hall, located in the Old Library on the campus of Bryn Mawr College, near to 256 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
Now an annual tradition, VoxAmaDeus’ autumn all-Vivaldi program includes an exciting assortment of Baroque single and double concertos by the Venetian master as performed by stellar soloists: Thomas DiSarlo in the dazzling “Autumn” from the Four Seasons; the “two Toms” (Thomas DiSarlo and Thomas Jackson) in a spirited double violin concerto; Sarah Davol on the enchanting Baroque oboe; and Elin Frazier on the bright, silvery Baroque trumpet.
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Additionally, the entire evening will be enhanced and enlivened by Maestro Radu’s enlightening commentaries—his “live notes”—about the composer, Antonio Vivaldi, his music and his times.