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Vivaldi in Pollensa

Baroque Orchestra of Seville

The 57th annual Pollensa Festival starts this weekend in the wonderful venue that is the cloister of the Santo Domingo convent in the centre of the town.

Started in 1962 by the distinguished British violinist Philip Newman its aim was to provide a varied programme of classical music and over the years has featured artists of the calibre of Yehudi Menuhin, Monserrat Caballé, and Michael Nyman.

This Saturday, 4th August, The Baroque Orchestra of Seville kick off the 2018 edition at 10pm when they perform 'Tutti Vivaldi,' a programme dedicated to the works of the great Venetian composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Stirring stuff to start the festival in a perfect setting with tickets costing €25 or €30 on the night.

Just to get you in the mood, here's one of the pieces they'll be performing - “Nisi Dominus” RV 608

There are a further six concerts to suite all tastes throughout the month of August with similar ticket prices, though one is completely free! Details on this link - Pollensa Festival Programme