Midwinter Gala Concert
The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Sponsored by Alchemy Technology Services, ChallengeCurve, Fleming Steel, Nuprint Technologies Ltd, Arts&BusinessNI, Continuo Foundation, together with funding from Derry City and Strabane District Council, season two opens with the Midwinter Gala Concert
Vivaldi’s epic Four Seasons frame the programme as Le Foyer des Artistes opens season two celebrating the 300th anniversary year of the Venitian masterpiece.
Playing on historic period instruments, the soloist is award-winning rising superstar Dutch violinist, Charlotte Spruit (23).
And joining the Midwinter Gala Concert are two of Ireland’s opera stars – soprano, Kelli-Ann Masterson, recently described by Opera Magazine as ‘a remarkable Semele with incredible delivery of virtuoso arias’ – and Kerry born tenor, Gavan Ring who is no stranger to stages across the world with appearances this year at La Monnaie De Munt in Brussels and Glyndebourne Festival Opera