Classic FM Album of the Week, starting Monday 12 October 2015 after 10am
Vivaldi Album Reviews
Drive Featured Album, from 28 September 2015 after 6pm.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 30 March 2015, after 6pm
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 23 February 2015.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 22 September 2014
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 1 September 2014
An authentic performance of an evergreen classic. Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 7 April 2014
The world's most popular cellist uncovers unknown Baroque concertos. Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 14 October 2013.
A fine collection from La Serenissima under their founder Adrian Chandler. Album of the Week, 29 July 2013.
In a market as saturated as a British summer, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen brings a short burst of spring-like freshness to Vivaldi
Viktoria Mullova brings a natural-sounding freshness to Vivaldi's Violin Concertos with hitherto undiscovered colour and texture
The Vivaldi Edition aims to record all 27 manuscript volumes of Vivaldi’s music and if they're all as good as this recording of Orlando furioso, you're in for a treat
A vibrant mix of choral simplicity and dancing vocals in these Vivaldi concertos and cantatas, thanks to Mhairi Lawson's boyish soprano charm
Jordi Savall, king of viola da gamba players, performs seven Vivaldi concertos with his band, Le Concert des Nations
A selection of Vivaldi's sacred music, including Gloria and Nisi Dominus, is wonderfully performed by The King's Consort and a variety of soloists
La Serenissima, enthusiasts of the Red Priest, play six concertos (including ‘La Pastorella’) with beauty and power
German soprano Anke Herrmann and Italian mezzo soprano Laura Polverelli alternate four-movement motets by Vivaldi
Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano go for the full theatrical thrill of Vivaldi's Vespers
Proof that there is so much more to Vivaldi than You-Know-What.
Midori Seiler plays Vivaldi's Four Seasons with perfect tone at an awesome pace, but Rebel's Les Elements fails to ignite
The energy and virtuosity on this recording of Vivaldi's 'Ottone in villa place' is head and shoulders above the rest
Celebrated cellist Sol Gabetta offers a softer and more nuanced approach than is the norm on these classics.
This reading of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons is one best available in a crowded marketplace.
Piazzolla's Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas was one of Vivaldi’s most unexpected legacies and it gets a fine new recording
Some first class performances nudge this recording of Vivaldi's Ercole sul Termondonte beyond opera-by-numbers
Fabio Biondi gives a bracing rendition of an original 18th century John Walsh-edition of La Stravaganza