The digital version of the EP will be available at the usual outlets; the physical edition digipak is limited to 300 copies and will only be available at the band’s shows, at the label’s online shop and at selected mailorders.
STANDARD PRE-ORDERS are already available at this link (only 100 copies are available here out of 300 copies worldwide):
SIGNED PRE-ORDERS are already available at Vivaldi Metal Project’s shop page (only 30 copies are available here out of 300 copies worldwide):
Created and produced by Mistheria, VIVALDI METAL PROJECT are currently working on bringing the project onto stage with full band, orchestra and choir. During Summer/Autumn 2017, the band played a series of unplugged shows in Finland, in Bulgaria and in Italy in advance which resulted in the idea to put some of the extraordinary material onto this EP! “The Extended Sessions” includes four tracks which are centered around the group’s performance at “Kitee International Music And Art Festival” which took place in Kitee (Finland) on July 13th, 2017. Arranged by Mistheria, the performance at the “Sleeping Sun” event featured Mistheria himself on piano and Tsena Stefanova on vocals. An epic video for this track will also be available soon online.
“The Extended Sessions” EP opens with a newly recorded unplugged studio version of “The Four Seasons” medley which again was arranged by Mistheria who performed on this track on piano and was joined by vocalists Tsena Stefanova, Angel Wolf-Black and Dimitar Belchev plus Abigail Stahlschmidt on violin.
Additionally to this track, the song “Vita” – one of the album’s single – is featured twice on the EP: once as exclusive “original vocal session” as recorded by Dimitar Belchev on the first demo version of this song which impressed Mistheria at the first listening, and once as instrumental “karaoke”. Both versions are delivered with a brand new mix by Ivan Moni Bidin at Artesonika studios.
“Vita” was originally released with different singers on last year’s album. The track was arranged by Zhivko Koev and the line-up here includes Dimitar Belchev on vocals, Srdjan Brankovic on guitars, Chris Caffery(TSO, Savatage) with a guitar solo, Jeffrey Revet on keyboards, Royal Hunt’s Andreas Passmark on bass and Martijn Peters on drums.
Mistheria (piano), Tsena Stevanova (vocals)
Angel Wolf-Black (vocals), Abigail Stahlschmidt (violin), Dimitar Belchev (vocals)
Like the Vivaldi Metal Project’s full length album “The Four Seasons”, “The Extended Sessions” EP was mixed and mastered by Ivan Moni Bidin at Artesonika Studios in Italy and produced by Mistheria.
Vivaldi Metal Project is currently booking more unplugged shows over Europe and USA. Dates will be announced soon!