This week on Symphonies of Iowa, the Des Moines Symphony presents their “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons”all-Italian concert. Verdi’s Overture to La forza del destino kicks off the concert with a powerful flourish.
World-renowned “master” violinist and “passionate performer” Anne Akiko Meyers then joins the orchestra for a complete performance of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. The concert closes with Respighi’s mighty Pines of Rome.
Maestro Joseph Giunta, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
VERDI Overture to La forza del destino
VIVALDI The Four Seasons
RESPIGHI The Pines of Rome
(Concert recorded October 25-26, 2014)