International Oratorio Choir – choral workshop with concert

Antonio Vivaldi – Gloria, RV 589
5 – 8 March 2025 in Rome (Italy)

Peter Laskowski - Dirigent - Probe
Peter Laskowski - Conduktor - Rehearsal
Peter Laskowski - Dirigent - Konzert
Peter Laskowski - Conduktor - Concert
Peter Laskowski - Choral Workshop
Peter Laskowski - Chorworkshop


Rome, the “Eternal City,” captivates visitors with its rich history, impressive architecture, and vibrant culture. The Italian capital is a stunning mosaic of ancient ruins, baroque palaces, and lively piazzas. The Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and St. Peter’s Basilica bear witness to Rome’s magnificent past. Stroll through picturesque alleys, savor delicious Italian cuisine, and toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain for good luck. Vatican City, a separate country within Rome, hosts the papal seat and impressive art treasures. The lively atmosphere, delectable food, and historical grandeur make Rome an unforgettable destination.

Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria, RV 589” is one of the most well-known and beloved sacred compositions of the Baroque era. Likely composed in the late 1710s, the work is part of Vivaldi’s extensive repertoire. The “Gloria” is a solemn hymn and a component of the Catholic liturgy.
The composition comprises twelve parts, including an opening chorus, arias, duets, and choruses. Vivaldi adeptly employs contrasting elements in tempo, dynamics, and melody to emphasize the emotional depth of the text. The music is characterized by its vibrant energy, virtuosic melodies, and dramatic expressiveness.
Vivaldi’s “Gloria” is often considered a masterpiece of Venetian Baroque music and remains a frequently performed piece in contemporary times. It showcases the composer’s ability to skillfully blend vocal and instrumental voices, creating a celebratory atmosphere.

Conditions of participation:

  • groups of at least 10 persons
  • own choral scores (published by Carus) of Gloria, RV 589 (Antonio Vivaldi)
    You can order it here
  • some rough knowledge of the piece (e.g. having worked through it yourself or indeed having performed it on a previous occasion)
  • commitment to attend all the rehearsals throughout the project phase

Schedule of the workshop:

5 March: afternoon arrival
  evening first joint meeting and rehearsal
6 March: morning rehearsal with piano
  evening rehearsal with orchestra and soloists
7 March: morning final rehearsal
  afternoon concert in the Church in Rome
8 March: morning departure

There will be plenty of time between rehearsals for leisure activities and for talking with other project participants.


  • participation in four rehearsals
  • participation in the concert with Vivaldi’s Gloria in Rome
  • accommodation with breakfast at a hotel by requested category
  • discount price of 50% for the group leader / our contact person at least 20 persons

Deadline of applications: 31.10.2024
However, we recommend booking as early as possible, as the number of participants is limited.

Inquiry for Choral Workshop with Vivaldi’s “Gloria”

To start with, we ask you to complete the inquiry form. Then we will send you further details regarding costs of participation.


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