Di Vittorio conducts Orchestra Vivaldi, European Premieres his Venus and Adonis

by | Mar 19, 2017

Maestro Salvatore Di Vittorio conducted Orchestra Vivaldi on December 22, 2016, in a concert featuring the 80th death anniversaries of Ottorino Respighi and Maurice Ravel. Di Vittorio gave the European premiere of his Venere e Adone (Venus and Adonis) for small orchestra, with the Milan premiere of his completion of Respighi’s first Violin Concerto (in A Major)  – featuring one of the Teatro alla Scala’s concertmaster’s Laura Marzadori.

The program also included Respighi’s Trittico Botticelliano, and Ravel’s Pavane for a Dead Princess and Bolero for large orchestra.