AMPAG, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Australian Brandenburg Orchestra:Vilvadi's Venice

Vilvadi's Venice

February 2020

Wed 26 

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

City Recital Hall


March 2020

Thu 05 

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, AU,


Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with extraordinary French harpist Xavier de Maistre in a performance shimmering with light and colour.

Program Highlights
VIVALDI Concerto for harp (lute) in D major, RV 93
MARCELLO Concerto for harp (oboe) in D minor, S D935
PARISH ALVARS La Mandoline, Op. 84
PESCETTI Sonata in C minor
VIVALDIL’inverno, Concerto for harp (violin) in F minor, RV 297, Op. 8 No. 4

Concert duration approximately 100 minutes, including one interval. Please note concert duration is approximate only and subject to change.

Xavier de Maistre (France) harp
Paul Dyer Conductor, harpsichord
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

He’s back. Having charmed audiences on his critically acclaimed 2018 Brandenburg debut, internationally celebrated harpist Xavier de Maistre returns to star as soloist inVivaldi’s Venice. Xavier’s evocative performances will sweep listeners along the bustling canals of Venice on a musical tour of the City of Bridges.

Hear characteristic Venetian works including beloved concertos by Vivaldi performed as though for the very first time in masterful arrangements for harp and orchestra. Xavier, with his distinctly vibrant musical voice will impress upon audiences the shimmering light and colour of Venice.

For those who did not get the chance to see this inspiring performer in 2018, Xavier de Maistre will once more demonstrate why he is among the most sought-after soloists in the world.