A Celebration of Bach's Birthday
Sunday, March 21, 2021
On WCRB In Concert for Bach's birthday, performances from the Handel and Haydn Society, Rockport Music, the Celebrity Series of Boston, and Boston Baroque paint a vivid portrait of this foundational composer.
This concert is no longer available on demand.
Handel and Haydn Society
Harry Christophers, conductor
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Recorded at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on February 18, 2018
BACH Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
Recorded at Symphony Hall on May 5, 2019
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
BACH-BUSONI Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne
Recorded at the Shalin-Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA on April 28, 2019
Celebrity Series of Boston
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Richard Tognetti, director
BACH Art of Fugue: Contrapuntus I - IV
Recorded at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on April 13, 2019
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Kiera Duffy, soprano
Jennifer Rivera, mezzo-soprano
BACH Mass in B minor: Kyrie, excerpts from Gloria
Recorded at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on October 23, 2016
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Learn more about Marc-André Hamelin's recording of opera transcriptions and fantasies by Liszt and Thalberg.
Learn more about Christoph Wolff's Bach's Musical Universe: The Composer and His Work.