Johann Sebastian Bach

Now available on-demand: Masaaki Suzuki conducts two concerts presented by the Boston Early Music Festival and Celebrity Series of Boston.

Susan Wilson

March 5

On WCRB's In Concert, Martin Pearlman conducts a work that encompasses J.S. Bach's hopes and fears for the future, and his desire for a legacy that would outlive him. 

April 9

In J.S. Bach's obituary, published by his son C.P.E. Bach, a catalog of his works included "Five passions, including one for two choirs." To this day, only two complete passions have been located. On this week's "In Concert," Boston's Emmanuel Music plays a reconstruction of one of the works thought to be lost. 

Andris Nelsons
Marco Borggreve

February 13

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Malin Christensson, soprano
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Bruns, tenor
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bass-baritone
Tanglewood Festival Chorus 

Bach - Mass in B minor

Hear the concert on demand.

courtesy of Cantata Singers

David Hoose, the conductor of Boston's Cantata Singers, joins Brian McCreath for an in-depth look at J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor, featuring a performance with the Leipzig Radio Choir, Staatskapelle Dresden, and conductor Peter Schreier.

For more about the Mass in B minor, visit the Oregon Bach Festival's Digital Bach Project.