Four seasons become eight when the National Chamber Ensemble presents The Four Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzolla. Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette is the special guest host for the evening.
You’ll be wowed by two great composers interpretations
of the incredible Seasons, including the reading of the Sonnets for Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and the spectacular multimedia images for both Vivaldi’s masterpiece and Piazzolla’s sensual Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.
The performance of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” will include a reading of the sonnets by Mr. Fisette, as well as a multimedia presentation accompanying the performance that includes paintings, drawings, moving images, and Vivaldi’s own words that he wrote into the music. The Ensemble’s Artistic Director Leonid Sushansky, called “a musical storyteller” by The Washington Post, will perform the violin solos with a sextet that includes two violins, viola, cello, double bass, and harpsichord.
In contrast, Astor Piazzolla’s “Las Quatro Estaciones Porteñas (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)” is inspired by the rhythms of the Argentinian tango. One of Argenina’s most popular composers, Piazzolla fused jazz and tango with classical forms to create a new genre.
About Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre
Located at 1611 N. Kent Street, Arlington VA
Parking: Free garage parking( Theatre on LL level), entrance to Garage on Arlington Ridge Road
Metro: Blue/Orange/Silver – Rosslyn Station