Perahia's Elegant Lyricism in a Bach Concerto

"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.

On the program:

Partita No. 3 in F (orig. in E), BWV 1006 - Hopkinson Smith, lute

Cantata BWV 155 Mein Gott, wie lang, ach lange? (translation)- Caroline Stam, soprano;  Elisabeth von Magnus, alto;  Paul Agnew, tenor;  Klaus Mertens, bass;  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Ton Koopman, director

Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in D, BWV 1054 - Murray Perahia, piano and conductor;  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields