The highly sought after Italian violinist Riccardo Minasi makes his Portland Baroque Orchestra debut leading a program of works by Italy’s finest: Vivaldi, Mossi, Galuppi, Zavateri, and Brescianello. The program features Vivaldi’s famous violin concerto, Il Favorito, Vivaldi’s gift to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1728. Guest Director Riccardo Minasi is “A veritable devil of a fiddler… made every nerve and sinew of the music shudder with joy.” – The Times, UK. Concerts Friday, February 16 at 7:30pm and Saturday, February 17 @ 7:30pm at the First Baptist Church, 1110 SW Taylor St, Portland, and Sunday, February 18 at 3pm at Kaul Auditorium, Reed College. For details and tickets, visit the PBO website.
Posted on February 6, 2018