Vivaldi: Church & Stage

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Brooklyn Museum, Cantor Auditorium
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Vivaldi: Church & Stage

A lesser known side of Vivaldi—master of vocal music for church and stage—resounds in this alternately devout and dramatic showcase, featuring the radiant mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. In Nisi Dominus, a dramatic setting of Psalm 126, Vivaldi ranges over a vast emotional and spiritual terrain, infused with warmth by the resonantly stringed star of the early baroque, the viola d’amore. The Sinfonia from La veritá in cimento and the Trio Sonata in D Minor—part of Vivaldi’s very first published opus—balance out the vocal fireworks, followed by a pastiche of arias from Vivaldi’s rarely heard operas, of which only a precious few survive.

VIVALDI Nisi Dominus, RV 608
VIVALDI Trio Sonata in D Minor, RV 64
VIVALDI Sinfonia and arias from La veritá in cimento and other operas 

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano

This program is part of the 2018 Baroque Season. Subscriptions on sale now.