Sunday 9 September 2018 7:30PM

La Serenissima; Adrian Chandler director, violin; Hilary Summers contralto; Neal Davies bass-baritone

Caldara, Conti and Vivaldi


  • La Serenissima
  • Adrian Chandler director, violin
  • Hilary Summers contralto
  • Neal Davies bass-baritone

The musical legacy of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI is commemorated with vocal and instrumental works by Viennese court composers Antonio Caldara and Francesco Conti, as well as Vivaldi, whose hopes of local preferment were dashed by the Emperor’s death. In this concert, La Serenissima explore various arias, sinfonias and concertos from His Majesty’s Imperial Court.

    • Programme to include arias and works from:
  • Antonio Caldara/Nicola Matteis
        • Ormisda, re di Persia
  • Francesco Bartolomeo Conti (c.1682-1732)
        • Il finto Policare
  • Antonio Caldara (1671-1736)
        • Scipione nelle Spagne
  • Antonio Caldara/Nicola Matteis
        • Cajo Marzio Coriolano
  • Antonio Caldara
        • Sirita
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
        • Concerto in C for violin, strings and continuo RV171

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