Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra

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On The Bach Hour, in a performance described as having "drama," "vitality," and "swagger," the British pianist performs of the composer's Fourth Partita, and Ton Koopman directs the Cantata No. 96.

Two Violins
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On the program:

Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539 (trans. Alexander Goedicke) - Hamish Milne, piano

Cantata BWV 47 Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden (translation) - Sandrine Piau, soprano; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV 1043 - Petra Müllejans and Gottfried von der Goltz, violins; Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

Leon Fleisher
Joanne Savio

On the program:

Contrapunctus I, from The Art of the Fugue - Emerson String Quartet

Cantata BWV 33 Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (translation) - Franziska Gottwald, alto; Paul Agnew, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 1100 - Hans Fagius, organ (1728 Cahman instrument at Leufsta Bruk, Sweden)

"Sheep May Safely Graze," from Cantata BWV 208 (arr. Petri) - Leon Fleisher, piano

Chaconne (Etude No. 5 for the Left Hand, arr. Brahms) - Leon Fleisher, piano

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Mahan Esfahani
Kaja Smith / Colbert Artists

On the program:

Fugue in E-flat, BWV 552-2, "St. Anne" - Fretwork

Cantata BWV 187 Es wartet alles auf dich (translation) - Sandrine Piau, soprano; Bogna Bartosz, alto; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, Ton Koopman, conductor

Toccata in F-sharp minor, BWV 910 - Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043 - Isabelle Faust and Bernhard Forck, violins; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

On the program:

Partita in C minor, BWV 997 - Rolf Lislevand, lute

Cantata Wer nur den lieben Gott laesst walten, BWV 93 (translation) - Deborah York, soprano; Franziska Gottwald, alto; Paul Agnew, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Chorale Prelude: Wer nur den lieben Gott laesst walten, BWV 647 (orch. Ton Koopman) - Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman, conductor

Concerto in A minor, BWV 593, after Vivaldi (arr. Samuil Feinberg) - Martin Roscoe, piano

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