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Carnival of Venice

Time and date:
14/01 at 8:00 PM
Place:
Stratford Play House 14 Rother Street, CV37 6LU, Stratford-upon-Avon
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Thursday January 14th 2021,  8pm  Stratford Play House

Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in D minor
Trad (Italian 14th Century) La Rotta
Monteverdi Quia Respexit
Trad (Italian 14th Century) Salterello
Vivaldi The Four Seasons, Summer
Monteverdi Et Misericordia
Trad (Italian 14th Century) Trotto
Vivaldi Concerto for two Violins in A Minor

Violin
David Le Page
Catherine Leech

Venice and its ancient Carnival provide the backdrop for this concert celebrating the musical heritage of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Popularly known as the ‘Republic of Music’ its composers and musicians were influenced by a myriad of styles that originated in Eastern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. From the giants of early baroque, Monteverdi and Vivaldi, to the street music of the Mardi Gras, this concert explores both the dingy back streets and the magnificent public squares of La Serenissima.