Il Gardellino

Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey grapples with the mysteries of Bach's Suite No. 4 for solo cello, and Marcel Ponseele directs the composer's Cantata No. 32 on The Bach Hour.

Marcel Ponseele and Il Gardellino
Tim Heirman

On the program:

Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654 (trans. Max Reger) - Markus Becker, piano

Cantata BWV 154 Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren (translation) - Caroline Weynants, soprano; Patrick van Goethem, countertenor; Il Gardellino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, from Cantata BWV 147 (arr. Empire Brass) - Empire Brass; Douglas Major, organ (National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.)

Oboe Concerto in F, BWV 1053 - Il Gardellino, Marcel Ponseele, oboe and director

Sinfonia in D, BWV 1045 - Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

On the program:

Two-Part Inventions Nos. 8 in F, BWV 779, 11 in G minor, BWV 782, and 10 in G, BWV 781 - Till Fellner, piano

Cantata BWV 49 Ich geh' und suche mit Verlangen (translation) - Caroline Weynants, soprano;  Lieven Termont, bass;  Il Gardelino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002:  VIII. Double - Chris Thile, mandolin

Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 - Chris Thile, mandolin