Olivier Latry

Olivier Latry
Deyan Parouchev

In 2019 a distastrous fire almost destroyed the organ at Paris's landmark cathedral. On The Bach Hour, Notre Dame organist Olivier Latry shares his thoughts about - and affection for - the instrument there, on which he recorded Bach's music.

Symphony Hall, Boston, and Leipzig Gewandhaus
Stu Rosner (Symphony Hall), Jens Gerber (Gewandhaus) / BSO, GWO

In one of the most anticipated weeks of the BSO season, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra joins the Boston Symphony for a program of Strauss, Haydn, Schoenberg, and Scriabin, all conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
Atoma / Wikimeda Commons CC BY-SA 2.5

On the program:

Chorale Prelude on Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 - Olivier Latry, organ (Cavalliere-Coll organ at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris)

Cantata BWV 185 Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe (translation) - Magdalena Kozena, soprano; Nathalie Stutzman, contralto; Paul Agnew, tenor; Nicolas Teste, bass; Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Fantasy and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 - Olivier Latry, organ (Cavalliere-Coll organ at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris)

Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042 - Isabelle Faust, violin; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin