NPR logo Vivaldi in Boston

Vivaldi in Boston

Vivaldi in Boston
Audio will be available later today.

In the 1980s, Fabio Biondi (FAH-bee-oh bee-AWN-dee) had a decent career in Italy as a violinist. But freelance work was spotty, and he often found himself playing music chosen by somebody else. So in 1990, he took matters into his own hands and founded his own early music ensemble — Europa Galante (yur-OH-pah guh-LAHN-tay). We'll hear the group play the Sinfonia from Antonio Vivaldi's opera Bajazet (bah-zhah-ZET) in concert at the Boston Early Music Festival.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.