This years concert season started with the annual VIVALDI EVENT, last Saturday April 25, 2009.
The delicious dinner menu was Roasted Tomato Soup, Savory Butter-Cream Chicken, Savory Roasted Tempeh, Agave-Glazed Carrots, Fresh Salad and Chocolate Moose for dessert.
Arizona Vivaldi Festival have been held at Arcosanti annually since 1998.
This years participants were soprano Eileen Mager and the dynamic dancers from “Terpsicore Dance Company” and “Aaron McGloin Dance” with brilliant performances.
Terpsicore Dance Company are a contemporary ballet company who recognizes and incorporates modern influence. Terpsicore Dance Company is working to bridge the gap between the two forms of movement (ballet and “modern”) to create a fusion of innovative and forward thinking performances.
Aaron McGloin Dance is a young and enthusiastic group dedicated to bringing high-quality dance to people of all demographics in an effort to raise awareness and support for the arts. Under the direction of Aaron McGloin, one of Arizona’s most sought-after young artists, the group is composed entirely of dancers/choreographers who have either earned or are working towards a degree in dance and are deeply invested in advancing this unique art. They have performed at Tempe Center for the Arts, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Herberger Theater, Arizona State University, and the Phoenix Art Museum.
The event was also graced with the presence of painter Jim Convarrubius, who painted this gorgeous piece during the performance. The painting was raffled of at the end of the event to a very lucky person.