Emmanuel Pahud

Les Vents Français
Konzerdirektion Hortnagel Berlin GmbH

WCRB’s CD of the Week features a dream team of wind players bringing the joyful sound of the Symphonie Concertante to its most exuberant level.

Balint Karosi
courtesy of the artist

Bach's motivation of earning some extra income is only the beginning of the story of the Clavierübung. Organist Balint Karosi takes us on a guided tour on this week's episode of The Bach Hour.


Andreas Ottensamer: New Era
Decca

With a spirit of collaboration and artistic creativity hearkening back to the Mannheim school, Berlin Philharmonic clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer has compiled an album of classical clarinet pieces showcasing not just his own talents, but those of his colleagues as well.

Sheila Rock

On the program:

Prelude and Fugue in E-flat, BWV 552, "St. Anne" (arr. Max Reger) - Markus Becker, piano

Cantata BWV 138, Warum betruebst du dich, mein Herz? (translation) - Caroline Stam, soprano;  Bernhard Landauer, alto;  Christoph Pregardien, tenor;  Klaus Mertens;  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 - Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Berlin Baroque Soloists, Rainer Kussmaul, director