VENICE MUSIC PROJECT by Elena Longo     A small concert series is investing in Venice and fighting the odds to bring her hidden musical heritage back to life.     The world has heard the Four Seasons played to death. Why not hear Vivaldi’s other masterpieces? And what about the other composers who lived […]

Venice Music Project Accessibility

Access for travelers with disabilities: With its 435 bridges Venice may seem like an unreachable destination for people with disabilities, but fortunately this is not the case. The city is accessible to mothers with strollers, to the elderly, to tourists with suitcases and to visitors in wheelchairs. Therefore, Venice Music Project has also increased its […]

Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi!

With Venice Music Project in the St. George’s Anglican church 23, 25, 30 September and 2 October PROGRAM – A. VIVALDI (1678-1741) Concerto in mi min. RV 133 per archi e basso continuo Allegro moderato-Andante-Presto – A. VIVALDI Concerto in Do magg. RV 451 per oboe, archi e basso continuo Allegro molto-Largo-Allegro Nicola Favaro, oboe […]

Canzoni da Battello – Gondola Songs

Did you know that “La Biondina in gondoleta” was written for this lady? Gondola Songs J.J. Rousseau, a French philosopher and writer from the 18th century, described in his Dictionary of Music how traditional boat songs, barcarolles, were originally sung by Venetian gondoliers who would listen to popular arias in the many theaters throughout the […]

Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

Did you know that Vivald’s masterpiece, The Four Seasons, was inspired by 4 sonnets? Here they are! Antonio Vivaldi Sonetti per le Quattro Stagioni PRIMAVERA (Allegro) Giunt’ è la Primavera e festosetti La Salutan gl’ Augei con lieto canto E i fonti allo Spirar de’ Zeffiretti Con dolce mormorio Scorrono intanto: Vengon’ coprendo l’aer di […]

Globar Traveler USA

Venice Music Project Breathes New Life Into Historic Building   By Debra Bokur – May 1, 2015 Music and Venice, Italy are a perfect combination — and the non-profit Venice Music Project seeks to share this beautiful pairing with a new roster of performances. Concerts by resident orchestra Venetia Antiqua Ensemble are held near the Basilica dei Frari in […]