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The Four Seasons

Saturday 2 February 2013 7:30 pm
RNCM Concert Hall

Vivaldi Sinfonia R169
Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Piazzolla The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Giovanni Guzzo  director/violin

In this 40th anniversary concert, Manchester Camerata's charismatic and exuberant leader, Giovanni Guzzo, takes centre stage in a programme featuring one of the earliest known versions of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, called The Manchester Manuscript.

This rare original version will also be on display at the RNCM on the night. Read more about The Manchester Manuscript here You will also get the chance to hear Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, which takes inspiration from Vivaldi, incorporating jazz and Argentinian tango into a work full of luscious harmonies and punchy earthy folk rhythms. Watch the trailer below for a sneak preview of the Piazzolla!

WATCH THE CONCERT TRAILER (excerpt from Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires):


6.45pm Pre-Concert Performance 
REMIX: Young people perform their new fusion music inspired by Vivaldi and Piazzolla

7.30pm Concert

You’ll also hear Leader Giovanni Guzzo playing the 1709 Stradivarius, which is on extended loan to Manchester Camerata by benefactor Jonathan Moulds, President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s European business.

TICKETS: £26, £19, £10*
 (concs available)
*Strictly Limited availibility


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