Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra is recognized as one of the premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance. The Orchestra has received wide critical acclaim for its concert and opera performances throughout North America, Europe, South America, Japan and Korea.

Posted: Dec-18-2013
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VBO's recording called L’Olimpiade, on the Naive Classique label, is featured on CBC Radio. The recording is timely, with the 2012 London Olympic Games approaching. The disc features singers at the top of their form, Canadian Karina Gauvin among them, all singing baroque arias on an Olympic theme.
Posted: Jun-19-2012
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On this album Avi Avital presents four popular Vivaldi concerti with the great Venice Baroque Orchestra: Vivaldi s Mandolin Concerto, the Lute Concerto (with its famous second movement), Summer from the Four Seasons, and the A minor Violin Concerto (familiar to violin students everywhere).

Posted: Feb-24-2015
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"The chemistry between the ensemble and Mr. Avital was palpable. There were exquisite little exchanges between Mr. Avital and Ivano Zanenghi, the orchestra’s lutenist, that played on the juxtaposition of the sharp and mellow sounds of their respective instruments, and moments when the mandolin and Mr. Bovo’s cello conversed as equals."

— New York Times
Posted: Mar-12-2015
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Posted: Jan-16-2015