Accardo, Batjer and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe perform JS Bach’s Violin Concertos and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

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COMPOSERS: JS Bach,Vivaldi
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: JS Bach * Vivaldi
WORKS: JS Bach: Violin Concertos, etc; Vivaldi The Four Seasons
PERFORMER: Accardo, Batjer (violin); Chamber Orchestra of Europe; I Solisti di Napoli
CATALOGUE NO: 482 5091 (1985/88)


Accardo’s sweetly-inflected Baroquerie showcases a different Stradivarius for each of Vivaldi’s Seasons. Yet there’s nothing gimmicky about these straightforward yet ardently expressive readings.


Paul Riley