Airs, dances, and variations from Venice and Europe between the Renaissance and

Baroque periods, played on any and every flute you can imagine! ♪♫♬

How many different types of flute can you name?

Internationally acclaimed flautist Stefano Bet will delight our audience this weekend with themes, diminutions, and variations by D. Ortiz, J. Sweelink, J. Dowland, C. Monteverdi, F. Cavalli, and others.
Stefano Bet is one of the most innovative italian flutists of his generation, specialist in baroque, classic, renaissance traverso and recorder. He was born in Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), autodidact about historic instruments, followed courses with the best specialists, among others Kujiken Brothers and Harnoncourt at Padova, Roma, Antwerpen, Netherlands, Basel, Salzburg. Stefano made his debut in 1983 at Festival Vivaldi Venezia, then participated as a solo, chamber and in orchestra at many international festivals like Accademia di Santa Cecilia Roma, Accademia Chigiana di Siena, Festival del Lingotto a Torino, Teatro alla Scala Milano, Teatro La Fenice Venezia, Bologna Festival, Mozarteum Salzburg, Musikverein Wien, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées Paris, Royal Opera of Versailles, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Barcelona Palau de la Música, Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci and Europe, America e Asia. Stefano collaborated with Diego Fasolis & I Barocchisti & Coro della Radio Svizzera, I Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Alain Curtis, Cecilia Bartoli, Accademia Strumentale Italiana, Gustav Leonhardt, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Accademia Bizantina, Dario Luisi & Susanne Scholz & Cappella Musicae Graz, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Streicherakademie Bozen, Concerto Palatino, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Max Emanuel Cencic, Collegium Cartusianum Köln, Philippe Jaroussky, Giuliano Carmignola, Andrea Marcon, Chœur de Radio France, Concerto Armonico Budapest, Sergio Azzolini e and others. Expert connoisseur of the chamber and orchestral repertoire (from Monteverdi to Mozart), also the solo recital "Del sonar con ogni sorte de flauti" (to play on any type of flute) had a good success. Stefano has recorded for many Radios and TV, Cd and Video for Tactus, Stradivarius, Amadeus, Centaur, Cpo, Naxos, Arts, Chandos, Emi, Decca, Erato, Virgin, Sony, sometimes getting critical acclaim. A dedicated teacher, active in the musicological and organologic researches, he has given courses and master classes for musicians from many countries around the world. Since 1991 he has taught historical flutes and chamber music at the Scuola di Musica Antica di Venezia.




Las estrellas de los cielos (Venice XVI century)
De Nacht (Amsterdam 1643)
Seelige Mütter voll Gnaden (Marian Hymn, Freiburg 1635)


Before I saw (Paris 1614)
Simphonia angelica (London 1597)


Allemande St.Nicholas (Venice 1626)
Forlane (Paris 1614)
Waeckt op Israel (Antwerp 1551)
France air (Paris XVI century)
Coranto Joyeuse (Amsterdam 1630)


Now, o now I need must part [alternatively (London, 1597)
Sequentia (Venice 1527, ms Trieste)
Shir hamma’alot, Psalm 128 (Venice 1623)
Ciaccona (London, mid-XVII century)


Amarilli mia bella (Florence 1601)
Sinfonie, Gagliarde, Intrade e Passeggio (Venice 1597/1607, Paris 1662)


Canzon della Battaglia (Amsterdam 1649)

2019 Calendar

Now available on our website the 2019 calendar with details on our upcoming concerts! To see the concert lineup and book your tickets click here.
or call us at +39 345 791 1948

or visit our ticket office open Saturday-Sunday starting 2 March, 2019

St. George's Anglican Church
Campo San Vio
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We will Ba-ROCK you!
Stefano Bet