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Vivaldi in Venice. Peter Medhurst. Monday 17 February 2020

Peter Medhurst is a musician and scholar, giving recitals and lectures on music and the arts. He studied at the Royal College of Music & at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

Antonio Lucio VivaldiĀ  was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, and priest. Born in Venice, the capital of the Venetian Republic, he is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He composed many instrumental concertos, for the violin and a variety of other instruments, as well as sacred choral works and more than forty operas. His best-known work is a series of violin concertos known as the Four Seasons.