Vivaldi: Forces of Nature-Love of Nature

Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3 PM

Ensemble Castor
Mireille Lebel, mezzo-soprano
Rodolfo Richter, leader
Vivaldi: Forces of Nature-Love of Nature

Boston Early Music Festival 
Since 1980, the Boston Early Music Festival has been at the forefront for excellence in the field of Early Music throughout North America. BEMF began co-presenting concerts and opera productions at the Morgan in 2006. 

Don’t miss radiant mezzo-soprano Mireille Lebel in an exciting collaboration with the esteemed violin virtuoso Rodolfo Richter and the outstanding Austrian chamber orchestra Ensemble Castor in a program exploring concertos and vocal works by Antonio Vivaldi that evoke the natural world through music. “Lovely, imaginative performances.”- Gramophone

Concerto in B major RV 164 for strings and b.c. 
"Gelido in ogni vena", aria from “Farnace" 
Concerto in f minor Op.VIII n.4 L´inverno for violin, strings and b.c. Largo- Allegro assai 
‘Agitata infidu flatu’ from Juditha Triumphans RV 644, Aria di Holofernes 
Concerto in A major RV 552 `Per Eco in lontano 
Canta in prato, ride in monte, RV 623 Motet for mezzo-soprano, strings and b.c.
`La Follia´ for two violins and b.c.
Sum in medio tempestatum motet for mezzo-soprano, strings and continuo RV632 
Aria Sum in medio tempestatum – Rec Quid ergo
Aria Semper maesta – Alleluja

The event will take place in the Morgan's Gilder Lehrman Hall. By entering the museum, you agree to our updated Visitor Guidelines and Policies. Masks are encouraged, but not required for attending all public programs.

Pre-concert talk: 
pre-concert talk at 2:30 PM
$50; $40 for Morgan Members

Photography by Reinhard Winkler

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.