Rafal Blechacz

Rafał Blechacz
Felix Broede / Deutsche Grammophon

Pianist Rafał Blechacz reveals passion, drama, and crystalline spark in Bach's "Italian Concerto," and Rudolf Lutz conducts the composer's Cantata No. 30.

Rafał Blechacz
Courtesy of the Artist

Sunday, April 26, 2020
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, the Polish pianist navigates a collection of works by some of the great piano masterminds in history, including Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin.

Rafał Blechacz
Felix Broede/Deutsche Grammophon

On the program:

Duetto in A minor, BWV 805 - Rafał Blechacz, piano

Cantata BWV 88, Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden (translation) - Joanne Lunn, soprano; William Towers, alto; Kobie van Rensburg, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Wer nur den lieben Gott laesst walten, BWV 647 - Gerhard Weinberger, organ (Zacharias Hildebrandt, St. Wenceslas Church, Naumberg, Germany)

Ricercar a 6, from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079 - Fretwork

Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827 - Rafał Blechacz, piano