Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

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Born: 1678-1741
Nationality: Italian
Education/Training:
father was a professional violinist; was trained for the priesthood at local churches of S Geminiano and S Giovanni while living with his family; probably learned violin from his father
Best Known For:
being a virtuoso violinist in his time, and being prone to vanity and exaggeration
Notable Compositions:
most famous for The Four Seasons, but also wrote more than 500 concertos, 46 operas, 90 sonatas, and a large output of sacred choral music
Assignments:
in 1703 became maestro di violino at the Pio Ospedale della Pietà, a facility devoted to caring for orphaned, abandoned, and illegitimate girls; remained at the Pietà for most of his life; while travelling extensively, usually to productions of his compositions, he was still composing concertos for the Pietà; moved to Vienna in 1740 to join the patronage of Charles VI, who died not long after Vivaldi’s arrival
REPERTOIRE : Gloria
CONCERTDATES
19th Annual High School Choir Festival 04/18/2008
Christmas Festival 12/13/1985
Christmas Festival 12/14/1985
Christmas Festival 12/15/1985
Pergolesi, Vivaldi & Mozart 01/17/1970
Rejoice! Bach Magnificat 12/16/2012
LA Phil: Mahler 2nd 09/09/1980
REPERTOIRE : Gloria R. 589
CONCERTDATES
Baroque Brilliance 01/19/1997
LA Phil: Bach & Vivaldi 07/06/1996
LA Phil: A Glorious Celebration 07/06/2010
REPERTOIRE : Beatus Vir
CONCERTDATES
The Italian Heritage 03/15/1986
REPERTOIRE : Introduzione al Dixit
CONCERTDATES
Treasures of the Masters 02/09/1980
St. Mark's Festival 02/13/1972
REPERTOIRE : Dixit
CONCERTDATES
Treasures of the Masters 02/09/1980
St. Mark's Festival 02/13/1972
REPERTOIRE : Winter (from The Four Seasons)
CONCERTDATES
Choir Night 01/11/1975
Choir Night 01/12/1975
Choir Night 01/13/1975
REPERTOIRE : Autumn (from The Four Seasons)
CONCERTDATES
Gala Opening Concert 11/09/1974
REPERTOIRE : Gloria in Excelsis Deo (from Gloria)
CONCERTDATES
11th Annual High School Choir Festival 05/05/2000
5th Annual High School Choir Festival 04/20/1994
1st Annual High School Choir Festival 04/03/1990
REPERTOIRE : Quoniam tu solus sanctus (from Gloria)
CONCERTDATES
26th Annual High School Choir Festival 05/01/2015
REPERTOIRE : Cum sancto spiritu (from Gloria)
CONCERTDATES
26th Annual High School Choir Festival 05/01/2015
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