Baroque: Vivaldi’s L’estro armonico

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    February 21, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    San Fernando Cathedral
    Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
    Eric Gratz, violin and leader

    Veracini    Ouverture No. 1 in B-flat major
    Veracini    Ouverture No. 6 in G minor
    Vivaldi     From L’estro armonico, Concerto No. 6, RV 356 in A minor
    Vivaldi     From L’estro armonico, Concerto No. 9, RV 230 in D major

    Be dazzled by music of Vivaldi and Veracini, two Italian baroque composers whose rivalry inspired them to create an abundance of delightful and exuberant works. Concertmaster Eric Gratz acts as soloist and leader in two concertos from Vivaldi’s ground-breaking L’estro armonico (harmonic invention), which are works of sparkling charm with sheer virtuosity.  The program opens with two works by Veracini, a synthesis of Italian concertos and German orchestral suites conducted by Akiko Fujimoto.

    General admission tickets – $30. 

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    San Fernando Cathedral