Classical Music Review

Soprano Mueller, Firebird players scintillating in Vivaldi program

 

If you go

Seraphic Fire performs ‘Vivaldi & the Soprano’ at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Coral Gables; 8 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Lauderdale; and 4 p.m. Sunday at Miami Beach Community Church. Tickets are $38 at seraphicfire.org or 305-285-9060.


South Florida Classical Review

Seraphic Fire’s “Vivaldi and the Soprano: Vocal Fireworks” more than delivered on its promise on opening night. The compact program’s three thrilling works from the high Baroque were skillfully rendered in a sweet but all-too-short hour of music.

With the Firebird Chamber Orchestra, artistic director Patrick Dupré Quigley has assembled a young ensemble that brings vitality and enjoyment to its performance. The light crispness associated with Vivaldi’s string writing was super-charged Wednesday evening by the lively acoustics of downtown Miami’s St. Jude Melkite Catholic Church.

Read the review at SouthFloridaClassicalReview.com.

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