Vivaldi’s Orphanage Concerts 6.

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Concert Hall

Antonio Vivaldi:

Sinfonia in c Minor, RV 118
Concerto for Cello and Bassoon in e Minor, RV 409
Concerto for two Violins in g Minor, RV 517

Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon in G Major, RV 545
Concerton for Violin and Harpsichord in c Minor, RV 766
Concerto for Bassoon in g Minor, RV 495

  • György Lakatos – bassoon
  • András Péter Kárász – violoncello
  • Boglárka Jobbágy – violin
  • Gábor Homoki – violin
  • Evelin Gaján – oboe
  • Kriszta Pethő – oboe
  • Zsuzsanna Varga – oboe
  • Concerto Armonico
  • Artistic Director: Miklós Spányi
  • Concert Master: Gábor Homoki

While Vivaldi is most famous as a composer, he was regarded as an exceptional technical violinist as well. In September 1703, he became maestro di violino at an orphanage called the Pio Ospedale della Pietà in Venice. Vivaldi was only 25 when he started working at the orphanage. Over the next thirty years he composed most of his major works while working there. The girls received a musical education, and the most talented among them stayed and became members of the Ospedale's renowned orchestra and choir. Shortly after Vivaldi's appointment, the orphans began to gain appreciation and esteem abroad, too. Vivaldi wrote concertos, cantatas and sacred vocal music for them. This oeuvre is presented by the Concerto Armonico Budapest and György Lakatos at BMC in a concert series which arrives to its sixth installment in October.

Tickets are available for 2500 HUF on the spot,
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2019 October 12 Saturday