The Four Seasons in aid of brain research

Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons will feature internationally-acclaimed Maltese violinist Carmine Lauri under the direction of Michael Laus on Easter Sunday, March 27 at 7.30pm at St Publius Church, Floriana. The performance is being held in aid of brain research and organised by the University of Malta Research Trust (RIDT) in collaboration with the Malta Neuroscience Network, the Malta Chamber of Scientists, the Richmond Foundation and Malta Café Scientifique. A 14-piece string ensemble made up of leading musicians residing in Malta will support Lauri, with Laus at the helm on the harpsichord. The Four Seasons is Vivaldi’s most popular work. Consisting of four violin concertos, each gives a musical expression to a season of the year. Unusually for the time, Vivaldi published the concerti with accompanying poems (possibly written by…


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