Les Violons du Roy welcomes Avi Avital, the ensemble’s first-ever mandolin soloist, for concerti grossi and concerti by Vivaldi, Handel, Paisiello, Durante, and more.
Recorded live in concert November, 2018, in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Salle Bourgie.
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George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Concerto grosso in a minor, Op. 6/4
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Mandolin Concerto in C, RV 425
Francesco Durante (1684-1755)
String Concerto #8 in A (“La Pazzia”)
Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816)
Mandolin Concerto in E-Flat
Charles Avison (1709-1770)
Concerto grosso #7 in g minor, after D. Scarlatti
George Frideric Handel
Concerto grosso in b minor, Op. 6/12
Antonio Vivaldi, arr. Avi Avital (1978)
Lute Concerto in D, RV 93
“Largo” from Flute Concerto in C, RV 443
Avi Avital, mandolin
Les Violons du Roy; Jonathan Cohen, director
Opening & Closing Theme for Baroque&Before:
Joan Ambrosio Dalza: Piva, performed by Musica Reservata (Boston Skyline BSD 123)