On The Bach Hour, the solidity and expression of one hymn tune is the foundation of works for solo violin and pipe organ, as well as the Cantata No. 172, performed by Amsterdam Baroque and director Ton Koopman.
With director Jonathan Cohen and his ensemble Arcangelo, Alina Ibragimova is the soloist in Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor, and Christophe Coin leads the Cantata No. 85, "I Am the Good Shepherd," on The Bach Hour.
On The Bach Hour, Masaaki Suzuki leads Bach Collegium Japan in a short but critical chapter in the long narrative told by the composer through a series of works, and Alina Ibragimova performs the Violin Concerto in E.