Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741) was born in Venice, Italy.
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composer, Antonio Vivaldi
An accomplished violinist, an ordained priest,
Vivaldi was a prolific, progressive and eminent composer
of the Baroque period;
writing over 500 concertos, 22 operas
and more than 60 works of religious music.
Vivaldi’s opera La Griselda is set three acts.
The aria of act two, ‘Agitata da due venti’
has become a popular concert piece of the
Italian mezzo-soprano, Cecilia Bartoli –
whose exquisite voice and performance vigor is total delight.
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mezzo-soprano, Cecilia Bartoli
Agitata da due venti
composer: Antonio Vivaldi
performer: Cecilia Bartoli
Ancora una volta!