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ADINA SPIRE: VIVALDI WAS A GYPSY GIRL

A conversation with cellist, composer, and conductor Adina Spire In 1703, Antonio Vivaldi began teaching violin at Venice’s Ospedale della Pietà girls’ orphanage—a position he would hold for nearly forty years. Renowned for its musicians, the Pietà provided Vivaldi with … Continue reading

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