Johann Sebastian Bach

The Borromeo String Quartet
Richard Bowditch

Nicholas Kitchen of Boston's Borromeo String Quartet has arranged one of Bach’s timeless keyboard works for string quartet.

On the program:

Chorale Prelude: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr. Busoni) - Simone Dinnerstein, piano

Cantata BWV 177 Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (translation) - Sandrine Piau, soprano;  Bogna Bartosz, alto;  Christoph Pregardien, tenor;  Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, Ton Koopman, director

Concerto in B-flat, BWV 1055 (arr. Wind) - Erik Bosgraaf, recorder;  Ensemble Cordevento

Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV 532 (arr. Respighi) - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, conductor

David Shriver

Pianist Andrew Rangell talks with host Brian McCreath about grappling with one of Bach's last and greatest masterpieces, The Art of Fugue.

David Shriver

In a wide-ranging discussion, pianist Andrew Rangell talks with host Brian McCreath about grappling with one of Bach's last and greatest masterpieces, The Art of Fugue.

River Jordan
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On the program:

Italian Concerto, BWV 971 - Catrin Finch, harp

Cantata BWV 7 Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam (translation) - Wilke te Brummelstroete, alto;  Paul Agnew, tenor;  Dietrich Henschel, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 11 (arr. Bruce Haynes after BWV 35 and 1063) - Montreal Baroque Band, Eric Milnes, conductor

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