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Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital, mandolin

Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8pm
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

Remaining seats will be sold at First Church in Cambridge starting at 6:30pm this evening. Please note that we are sold out of $66 and $49 tickets. Tickets at $38 and $19 are still available, but are becoming limited. We recommend you arrive early for a better selection.

Music of Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Geminiani, and Paisiello

Back by popular demand! The Venice Baroque Orchestra has been hailed as “one of the world’s most adventurous and dramatic period-instrument ensembles” (NPR). Enjoy thrilling Italian Baroque concertos by Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Geminiani, and Paisiello highlighted by a selection of virtuosic mandolin concertos featuring Grammy-nominee Avi Avital. Acclaimed for “exquisitely sensitive playing” and “stunning agility” by The New York Times, Avital has emerged as one of the world’s most engaging and exciting instrumentalists.

Pre-Concert Talk at 7pm featuring Avi Avital

“Joy and a sense of discovery are everywhere.” —London Times

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Vivaldi: Sinfonia in A major for strings and basso continuo, RV 158
Albinoni: Concerto in G major for strings and basso continuo, Op. VII, No. 4
Vivaldi: Concerto for lute in D major, RV 93
Marcello: Sinfonia in G major for strings and basso continuo
Vivaldi: Double concerto for mandolin and recorder in G major, RV 532
Geminiani: Concerto grosso for strings in D minor, “La Follia”
Vivaldi: Concerto for mandolin in C major, RV 425
Paisiello: Concerto for mandolin in E-flat major
Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor, “Summer”, RV 315, from The Four Seasons

Program subject to change

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