A special collaboration with Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) and Voices of Music: Vivaldi’s “Emperor” Concerto in D Major, performed on original instruments. Augusta McKay Lodge, baroque violin. The opening Allegro combines grand scales with trumpet like flourishes, and includes one of the original cadenzas from the time of Vivaldi. This concerto is one of the ones Bach selected to transcribe for organ as BWV 594.
Live, 8K video from our concert in NYC, October 6, 2022. GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to Early Music— the music of the Medieval,
Voices of Music Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler, directors Aniela Eddy, Kati Kyme, Isabelle Seula Lee, Augusta McKay Lodge and Shelby Yamin, baroque violin Kyle Miller and Maureen Murchie, baroque viola Ana Kim and William Skeen, baroque cello Doug Balliett, baroque bass Dongsok Shin, baroque organ Hanneke van Proosdij, harpsichord David Tayler, archlute Live from Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, Manhattan. Producer: John Thiessen Video director: Murat Eyuboglu Audio Engineer: David Tayler Harpsichord by John Phillips #vivaldi