Pieter Wispelwey

The Dutch cellist talks with host Brian McCreath about the iconic Suite No. 1 for solo cello, and Ton Koopman conducts the Cantata No. 140 on The Bach Hour.

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On the program:

Suite No. 5 in C minor for solo cello, BWV 1011 - Pieter Wispelwey, cello

Cantata BWV 182 Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (translation) - Malin Hartelius, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

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On the program:

Aria variata in A minor (Italian Variations), BWV 989 (arr. Tim Jackson) - Alison Balsom, trumpet;  Alistair Ross, harpsichord

Cantata BWV 87 Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen (translation) - Robin Blaze, counter-tenor;  Makoto Sakurada, tenor;  Peter Kooij, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Suite No. 2 in D minor for solo cello, BWV 1008 - Pieter Wispelwey, cello

 

On the program:

Cantata BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (translation) - Caroline Weynants, soprano;  Patrick van Goethem, countertenor;  Il Gardelino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Suite No. 4 in E-flat for solo cello, BWV 1010 - Pieter Wispelwey, cello