The Front Row

Mercury Baroque – L’Estro Armonico

Jonathan Godfrey, concertmaster of Mercury Baroque, talks about the ensemble's most recent CD. It contains eight of the pieces from Antonio Vivaldi's L'Estro Armonico, the legendary collection of violin concertos known as “Harmonic Inspiration." We hear excerpts from the recording, which features Mr. Godfrey as the primary soloist.

St.John Flynn and violinist Jonathan Godfrey get together in the studio to talk about, and share tracks from, Mercury Baroque’s CD of Vivalid’s L’Estro Armonico.

Photo by George Hixson


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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