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Venice, the beautiful city on the water, was also a place of great musical influence and the home to Baroque master Antonio Vivaldi. His most famous sacred piece, Gloria, is a brilliant example of his inventive, dramatic, and energetic style. The Folger Consort performed Gloria: Music of Vivaldi with its introductory movements for soprano and orchestra and complemented by other virtuoso works for Baroque orchestra, choir, and soloists in the magnificent space of Washington National Cathedral from January 9 to January 10, 2009.


Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: violin
  • Christopher Kendall: theorbo

Guests artists

  • Geoffrey Burgess: oboe
  • Ah Young Hong: soprano
  • Roger Issacs: countertenor
  • Rosa Lamoreaux: soprano
  • Robert Mealy: violin