One ensemble, 12 musicians and over 60 years of making history – I Musici is the world’s oldest active chamber music group and will be performing at the George Town Festival 2013 next month. The story of I Musici began in Rome in 1952 as a modest chamber music ensemble brought together by a common love of Italian classical music. In 1955 they recorded Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, which created unprecedented interest. To date, over 25 million copies of I Musici’s recording of Four Seasons (in various editions) have been sold, making it the most commercially successful piece of classical music recording ever.
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