Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Listeners Speak

“I took a course with E. Ray Sprenkle at Peabody about 15 years ago, and that man taught me to listen to Brahms and Dvorak with my soul, to understand…

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Emmy Reflections

Yes, it was disappointing not to win the Emmy. At The Discovery Orchestra we at times lulled ourselves into magically thinking that the proverbial ‘third time would be a charm.’…

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Three Telly’s for Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons!

We are thrilled that Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons has won 3 2013 Telly Awards – one in cultural programming, one in educational programming, and a People’s Telly! With nearly 11,000…

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Life Under the Grand Piano

“I also remember lying under the grand piano, sometimes for a long time, listening and feeling the vibrations of the huge instrument as my father played.” When I saw those…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 76 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 3!

The last of three chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons! Watch and listen to Chat 74, Part 1 Watch and listen to Chat 75, Part 2 Sign up here to receive…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 74 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 1

In this first of 3 chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, George talks about the “verbal descriptions” written over the score of “Spring”. Watch and listen to Chat 75, Part 2…

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I cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful afternoon. We LOVED the concert/presentation. It was exceptional and meaningful for both of us. I especially loved the piano. I had no idea it was piano that I heard when listening to the piece. I always thought it was a harp for some reason. It reminded me of water…..I cried just a little hearing that beautiful music. Thank you for giving us some culture and life after Covid!

— Attendees of the taping of Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony

 

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