The highly sought after Italian violinist Riccardo Minasi makes his PBO debut leading a program of works by Italy’s finest: Vivaldi, Mossi, Galuppi, Zavateri, and Brescianello. The program features Vivaldi’s famous violin concerto, Il Favorito, Vivaldi’s gift to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1728.
Guest Director Riccardo Minasi is “A veritable devil of a fiddler… made every nerve and sinew of the music shudder with joy.” – The Times, UK
- Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for violin in E minor, Il Favorito, RV 277
- Baldassarre Galuppi: Concerto a quattro in G major
- Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello: Concerto for violin and bassoon in B flat major
Pre-concert talk at 6:30pm