John Eliot Gardiner

Marco Borggreve

On The Bach Hour, one of today's most brilliant harpsichordists is joined by colleagues at the Boston Early Music Festival in an iconic piece of music.

Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin
Kristof Fischer

One of Bach's greatest admirers - Mozart - adds his own voice to the elder composer's music, performed by the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.

Ramin Bahrami
Studiomusica

Pianist Ramin Bahrami is the soloist in Bach's emotionally probing D minor concerto, with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Chailly.

On the program:

Trio Sonata in E minor, BWV 528 - Robert Quinney, organ (Frobenius organ at The Queen's College, Oxford, England)

Cantata BWV 166 Wo gehest du hin? (translation) - Robin Tyson, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Stephen Varcoe, bass; Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Chorale Prelude:  Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten,  BWV 647 - Martin Roscoe, piano

Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C, BWV 1066 - Brazilian Guitar Quartet

On the program:

Arioso, from Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (arr. Alfred Cortot) - Stephen Hough, piano

Cantata BWV 126 Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort (translation) - Robin Tyson, alto;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Stephan Loges, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1046 - Les Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall, director

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. Alfred Cortot) - Stephen Hough, piano

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