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The Grim Reaper Performs Vivaldi’s “Nightmare” Concerto

20, 2011

Vivaldi’s “nightmare” concerto never looked so spooky.

Classical Haiku: Antonio Vivaldi

April 24, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku celebrates the prolific Vivaldi, who created a sparkling universe in hundreds of Baroque concertos.

Antonio Vivaldi’s Concertos for All Seasons

Spring flowers in bloom.
Signs of spring somewhere on Ohio Northern University campus.
4, 2011

The Italian Baroque composer, priest, and virtuoso violinist, Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” heralds in a new season: spring! In honor of his birthday and the change in season, listen to the famously uplifting concertos by this great composer.

Who is this Vivaldi Guy?

Engraved portrait of Antonio Vivaldi
A portrait of Antonio Vivaldi in 1725.
January 14, 2011

Italian virtuoso Antonio Vivaldi was forgotten for some time before his manuscripts were discovered.