[Broadway World] - The program begins with Antonio Vivaldi's Sonata No. 6 for Violoncello and Basso Continuo, RV46, using the cello, portative organ and harp, and Concerto No. 2 in A Minor for Two Organs, here with harp and organ, by Vivaldi's contemporary Antonio Soler.
[Broadway World] - Antonio Vivaldi-composer, violinist, and Catholic priest-was the musical director of the most famous of these schools, the Pietà. For the girls of the Pietà's orchestra he poured out a torrent of glittering music that astonished Europe.