Antonio Vivaldi

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From Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams: more musical voices who have changed our world
Over the past few months, our Know the Score series introduced 20 great composers. But what of the many we couldn’t write about? Martin Kettle suggests some other names whose music is well worth exploring

Martin Kettle

25, Nov, 2020 @1:36 PM

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Addio, Vivaldi! But why did it take so long for the DWP to replace its helpline music? | Patrick Butler
The reason for the decision, after 14 years of complaints, offers wider lessons for anyone interested in how government works, says the Guardian’s social policy editor Patrick Butler

Patrick Butler

11, Feb, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Benefits hotline drops anxiety-inducing Vivaldi clip as hold music
Thirty-second loop introduced in 2006 to obtain a ‘cost-effective solution’ replaced by soothing 20-minute mix

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

02, Feb, 2020 @1:17 PM

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Experience: I’m a world-class whistler
I do between 75 and 100 concerts a year and earn twice as much as I did as a nurse

Geert Chatrou

09, Aug, 2019 @9:01 AM

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Tango, dance and shred guitars: five best takes on Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Jazz pianist Bruno Heinen has collaborated with Camerata Alma Viva for a new take on one of the most instantly recognisable classical works of all time. He picks his five favourite versions of Vivaldi’s famous composition

Bruno Heinen

23, Feb, 2017 @11:04 AM

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Juditha Triumphans review – Magdalena Kožená has done nothing finer
Vivaldi’s rare oratorio enjoyed a staggeringly beautiful performance by Venice Baroque under Andrea Marcon, the Guildhall Consort and a wealth of soloists

Tim Ashley

03, Nov, 2016 @12:59 PM

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Hugo Ticciati: Vivaldi the baroque rock god
Vivaldi’s music provoked excitement, fear and wonder. That’s why we’re performing it today alongside Metallica and Muse

Hugo Ticciati

21, Oct, 2016 @1:44 PM

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La Serenissima review – priceless Vivaldi scores like you've never heard them
Adrian Chandler’s ensemble revives a unique version of The Four Seasons and presents an avant-garde approach that would have awed Hendrix

Alfred Hickling

21, Feb, 2016 @2:27 PM

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The Young Vivaldi CD review – exquisite precision
Modo Antiquo dazzle in previously unrecorded early Vivaldi

Stephen Pritchard

17, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Vivaldi: Teatro alla moda CD review – earthy, raw, brilliant
Amandine Beyer responds brilliantly to these unpublished Vivaldi concertos for violin

Nicholas Kenyon

29, Nov, 2015 @7:59 AM

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Watch Anne-Sophie Mutter play extracts from The Four Seasons at the Edinburgh international festival
The German violinist has been playing at the Edinburgh International festival, and we’ve got an exclusive video of he

Guardian music

30, Aug, 2015 @9:21 AM

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Back to baroque: Max Richter's Vivaldi remix comes full circle in Sydney
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra is ‘hardcore’ for tackling his 21st century Four Seasons on the period instruments of Vivaldi’s time, says Richter

Susie Burge

06, May, 2015 @5:57 AM

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