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Opera – november 2018

The Vivaldi Edition’s Susan Orlando talks to Brian Robins

BBC Magazine – march 2018

Dantone’s Vivaldi is an entincing carnival of colour

Stay Thirsty – 2019

A conversation with Susan Orlando, Delphine Galou and Ottavio Dantone


Naive’s Vivaldi series is to be counted among the most outstanding initiatives in the history of recording.


“The future of Naïve’s ambitious complete Vivaldi edition looked bleak when the company ran into financial trouble some years ago, but it is back with this eighth disc of violin concertos. Dazzlingly played by Chauvin and his French period band, they belie Stravinsky’s lazy claim that Vivaldi composed the same concerto 300 times — this is edge-of-the-seat material by the composer of The Four Seasons.”

The Sunday Times, London

…the Vivaldi Edition has reached such dimensions that it defines with precision the stylistic evolution of Vivaldi’s multifaceted artistic profile. 

Amadeus (Italy)

The most exciting project on the market…

Deutschlandradio Kultur

Only in the 21stcentury have Vivaldi’s operatic credentials at last begun to receive their just recognition. The record label Naive deserves much of the credit…

BBC Music Magazine(UK), Nicholas Anderson

At the heart of Naive’s catalogue is the Vivaldi Edition, a project that is fast becoming one of the wonders of recorded music…

Gramophone Magazine

This long-term undertaking has already taken its place among the most notable landmarks in the history of recordings.

 Christian Merlin, Le Figaro

There’s an extent to which Naïve’s Vivaldi Edition doesn’t even need to be reviewed. 

The Strad, (UK), Charlotte Gardner

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