The verve and virtuostiy of the 18th century is brought to life in this enchanting concert staged in an elegant candle-lit setting with an evocative programme crowned by Vivaldi's sublime masterpiece The Four Seasons performed by the Mozart Festival Orchestra in resplendent costumes of the period.
Pieces by Handel, Bach and Mozart complete the concert.
Mozart Festival Orchestrain full 18th century costume David Juritzconductor, violin Susanna Hurrellsoprano Crispian Steele-Perkinstrumpet
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon JS Bach: Air from Orchestral Suite No.3 in D, BWV.1068 (Air on a G string) Purcell: Suite in C for trumpet & orchestra arr. Steele-Perkins Handel: Ombra mai fù from Serse Mozart: Alleluia from Exsultate Jubilate Handel: Excerpts from Water Music Suites; Aria, Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson Interval Vivaldi: The Four Seasons