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Vivaldi Recomposed – Max Richter’s unique take on Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Composed in 1723, Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is arguably the most familiar piece of classical music in the world, and one of the most recorded pieces of all time. In a bold move characteristic of his boundary-pushing career, British composer/musician Max Richter has brought the quartet of baroque concertos firmly into the 21st century, played by star-violinist Daniel Hope and the orchestra l’arte del mondo.