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I Solisti Veneti

The chamber orchestra I Solisti Veneti was founded by its long-time music director Claudio Scimone in 1959 in Padua, Italy. Focusing on the music from the Baroque and early Classical eras, I Solisti Veneti provides provided concerts in a large number of countries all around the globe, from North and SOUTH USA to European countries, Japan and Australia. The orchestra shows up regularly at many music festivals, like the Salzburg Celebration, where they possess appeared each year since 1965. Dealing with the city councils of Venice, Padua and Verona, I Solisti Veneti also helped to arrange the Veneto music celebration. The orchestra provides contributed music for many film soundtracks, and created many musical applications for Italian tv and elsewhere. But also for many music supporters, I Solisti Veneti is mainly known through its over 300 recordings, that have thoroughly explored the orchestra’s selected repertory. Some of these recordings were globe premieres, included in this Antonio Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso and Gioacchino Rossini’s operas Zermira and Armida. The orchestra offers received numerous honours because of its recordings: the Grand Prix du Disque (earned many times, the 1st for the 1969 documenting of Rossini’s String Sonatas), the Diapason d’Or, the Yellow metal Medal from the President from the Italian Republic, as well as the Grammy Award (for Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri). I Solisti Veneti offers performed with a lot of the world’s great music artists, such as Wayne Galway, Salvatore Accardo, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Plácido Domingo, Mstislav Rostropovich, Sviatoslav Richter, Marilyn Horne, and Evgeny Kissin.

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