• Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerti Opus 8

    The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk

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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'.

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.