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Vivaldi in Venice Peter Medhurst Tuesday 25 June 2019

Vivaldi is arguably the one Baroque composer whose music is a direct reflection of the city in which is was composed.   Vivaldi was a son of Venice and had an innate understanding of Venice's unique aesthetic, which included a passion for colour, spectable and display of emotion, points that are reflected time and time again in his music.  This lecture, with live musical performances, explores the amazing world of Vivaldi's music - music that is as intrinsically Venetian as the canvasses of Canaletto