On-Demand Video: WQXR Presents Avi Avital & the Venice Baroque Orchestra

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mandolinist Avi Avital speaks with WQXR's Annie Bergen in The Greene Space (Stephanie Black)

Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital returned to The Greene Space on March 12 for a sold out evening of Vivaldi and more. Joining him were members of the acclaimed Venice Baroque Orchestra, who Avital features on "Vivaldi," his new album. Avi Avital spoke with WQXR’s Annie Bergen about the mandolin's Baroque heyday, and how he composes and adapts music for the mandolin.

Watch on-demand video of the entire concert and conversation below:

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