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Aisslinn Nosky
Curator / Leader / Violin
James Mason Oboe

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto No. 6 in A minor
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G minor, “Summer”
from The Four Seasons
Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 6
J.S. Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op. 5, No. 12, La Follia

J.S. Bach’s instrumental writing style was significantly influenced by Vivaldi’s concertos. Join violinist Aisslinn Nosky of Tafelmusik and the KWS’ own James Mason as they explore the connections between these two titans of Baroque music. The program features the “Summer” movement from Vivaldi’s most famous work, The Four Seasons, along with intricate and delightful works by Bach, Geminiani and Handel.