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Known for its electrifying performances, Germany’s Concerto Köln conjures Vivaldi’s spring birdsongs, summer storms, fiery harvest festivities, and unsettling winter winds. Violinist Shunske Sato leads these “early-music subversives” (New York Times) in a period-instrument performance shedding new light on these best-loved Baroque concertos.
“This is Vivaldi for those who go beyond limits.”– Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany)
“Fresh, vigorous playing… A superb period instrument band.”– New York Times
“Remarkable precision and zest.”– New York Times on Concerto Köln
“[Sato] carried the whole three movements off with amazing élan, power and accuracy, often with a dash of humour, prompting a standing ovation.”– Daily Telegraph (Australia)