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Vivaldi: Concerti Opus 8

The Avison Ensemble

Vivaldi: Concerti Opus 8

...colourful, fresh and emotionally charged
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Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:29 Play $1.70
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Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:39 Play $1.70
3
Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in E Major, Opus 8, No. 1, RV. 269, 'La Primavera' (Spring) - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
04:04 Play $1.70
4
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - I. Allegro non molto

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - I. Allegro non molto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
05:14 Play $3.40
5
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, RV.315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - II. Adagio

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, RV.315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - II. Adagio

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:11 Play $1.70
6
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - III. Presto

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 2, RV. 315, 'L'Estate' (Summer) - III. Presto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:49 Play $1.70
7
Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
04:53 Play $1.70
8
Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - II. Adagio molto

Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - II. Adagio molto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:05 Play $1.70
9
Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in F Major, Opus 8, No. 3, RV. 293, 'L'Autunno' (Autumn) - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:10 Play $1.70
10
Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - I. Allegro non molto

Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - I. Allegro non molto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:27 Play $1.70
11
Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
01:42 Play $1.70
12
Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in F minor, Opus 8, No. 4, RV. 297, 'L'Inverno' (Winter) - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:05 Play $1.70
13
Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - I. Presto

Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - I. Presto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:00 Play $1.70
14
Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:08 Play $1.70
15
Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - III. Presto

Violin Concerto in E flat Major, Opus 8, No. 5, RV. 253, 'La Tempesta di Mare' - III. Presto

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:56 Play $1.70
16
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:24 Play $1.70
17
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - II. Largo e cantabile

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - II. Largo e cantabile

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:34 Play $1.70
18
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 6, RV. 180, 'Il Piacere' - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:11 Play $1.70
19
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:11 Play $1.70
20
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
01:47 Play $1.70
21
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 7, RV. 242 - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:04 Play $1.70
22
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:30 Play $1.70
23
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:06 Play $1.70
24
Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in G minor, Opus 8, No. 8, RV. 332 - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
04:01 Play $1.70
25
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:09 Play $1.70
26
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
01:59 Play $1.70
27
Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 8, No. 9, RV. 236 - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:49 Play $1.70
28
Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:37 Play $1.70
29
Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - II. Adagio

Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - II. Adagio

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:11 Play $1.70
30
Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in B flat Major, Opus 8, No. 10, RV. 362, 'La Caccia' - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:36 Play $1.70
31
Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
04:51 Play $1.70
32
Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:24 Play $1.70
33
Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 8, No. 11, RV. 210 - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
05:03 Play $3.40
34
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - I. Allegro

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - I. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:13 Play $1.70
35
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - II. Largo

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - II. Largo

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
02:08 Play $1.70
36
Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - III. Allegro

Violin Concerto in C Major, Opus 8, No. 12, RV. 178 - III. Allegro

Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor Pavlo Beznosiuk
Soloist Pavlo Beznosiuk
Band The Avison Ensemble
03:44 Play $1.70
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The UK's leading period instrument ensemble, The Avison Ensemble, presents an insightful performance of Antonio Vivaldi's complete Opus 8, including the famous 'Four Seasons'.

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Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Vivaldi is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers. Known mainly for composing instrumental concertos, especially for the violin, as well as sacred choral works and over 40 operas.
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Pavlo Beznosiuk

Pavlo Beznosiuk

The Ukranian/Irish violinist Pavlo Beznosiuk has been described as an artist with 'star quality', a rare performer who is equally at home on instruments as diverse as modern, Classical, Baroque and Renaissance violins, viola and medieval fiddles, he has been praised for his versatility and virtuosity. 
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Richard Tunnicliffe

Richard Tunnicliffe

Cellist and viol-player Richard Tunnicliffe has enjoyed a long and varied career at the forefront of Britain's thriving period-instrument movement.
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The Avison Ensemble

The Avison Ensemble

An outstanding period instrument orchestra which has been performing together since 1985.

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Vivaldi: Concerti Opus 8 is the anticipated second recording in The Avison Ensemble's Baroque series, which includes the complete recording of Antonio Vivaldi's virtuosic violin concertos by the outstanding period instrument orchestra. Directed by Pavlo Beznosiuk, Britain's foremost Baroque violin virtuosi, the ensemble presents an insightful performance of the masterpiece that is brimming with energy.

Vivaldi's Concerti Opus 8 includes 'The Four Seasons' which is, without a doubt, Vivaldi's best-known work. Each of the twelve concertos is extremely demanding and Beznosiuk's virtuosity permeates throughout each performance. The thematic elements within each innovative work results in a collection that is colourful, fresh and emotionally charged. Opus 8 is a true testament of Vivaldi's ability for invention and variation.

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I particularly like the way the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra plays the last phrase piano: the music dies with the prey'.
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'...one of the most vibrant, authentic and involving recordings of Vivaldi's violin concertos I've heard.'
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'...offering up performances which are as entertaining, compelling and colourful as they are authoritative and polished.'
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Artist quality: 10 / Sound quality: 10 "consistently first-class"
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"A delightful new set which showcases The Four Seasons' startling originality."
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30 September 2016 to 30 September 2016
England, London
Kings Place, London England United kingdom
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