Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Murray Perahia
Nana Watanabe

"Vivid, but not overdone." "Good taste and musical insight." Critics have a lot to say about Murray Perahia's interpretations of Bach - and with good reason. His playing rewards a close attention to subtle details. Hear it this week on The Bach Hour.

Courtesy of the Musikverein

On the program:

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (attr. Martin Luther) - Julia Gooding, soprano

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland after BWV 659 - His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Timothy Roberts, director

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part I (translation) - Christine Schäfer, soprano;  Bernarda Fink, alto;  Werner Güra, tenor (Evangelist);  Gerald Finley, bass;  Arnold Schoenberg Choir and Concentus Musicus of Vienna, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor

Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 - Julia Fischer and Alexander Sitkovetsky, violins;  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Bill Page

From Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Cathy Fuller hosts a concert by the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, with cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan, presented by Music Worcester.

On the program:

Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10

Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C Major
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

J.S.Bach: Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052
Inon Barnatan, piano

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.45 in F-sharp minor, "Farewell"