Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Italian violin: from Vivaldi to Paganini

Four of the OSM’s violinists divide up Vivaldi’s Seasons in this first concert of the Italian Festival. Under the direction of Carlo Rizzi, the Orchestra next celebrates the grandeur of the Eternal City in Respighi’s Roman Festivals. Italy at its very best!

Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Andrew Wan, violin

Alexander Read, violin
Marianne Dugal, violin
Olivier Thouin, violin
Marie-André Chevrette, violin

Ensemble of OSM musicians:
Marie Lacasse, Sophie Dugas, Alison Mah-Poy, Katherine Palyga (violin)
Victor Fournelle-Blain, Natalie Racine, Sofia Gentile (viola)
Anna Burden, Sylvain Murray (cello)
Ali Yazdanfar (double bass)
Jean-Willy Kunz (harpsichord)

Presentation of the Concert
First part
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (approx. 45 min.)

Second part
Paganini, Violin Concerto no. 1, op. 6 (approx. 35 min.)
Pizzetti, Tre preludi sinfonici per l’Edipo re di Sofocle (approx. 18 min.)
Respighi, Feste romane (approx. 24 min.)

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