Walton Channels Bach in "The Wise Virgins"

Yoav Talmi leads the Quebec Symphony Orchestra in William Walton's lush interpretation of Bach's music, and Thomas Quasthoff sings the Cantata No. 56 on The Bach Hour.

On the program:

Gamba Sonata in G, BWV 1027 - Steven Isserlis, cello; Richard Egarr, harpsichord

Cantata BWV 56 Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (translation) - Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone;  Berlin Baroque Soloists and members of the RIAS Chamber Choir, Rainer Kussmaul, director

Suite from The Wise Virgins (arr. William Walton) - Quebec Symphony Orchestra, Yoav Talmi, conductor