The Complete Brandenburg Concertos by J. S. Bach on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

March 03, 2015
 

Common wisdom is that the Margrave (of Brandenburg) never bothered to perform these fabulous works [Bach's Brandenburg Concertos], and perhaps never even examined the score.**  Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 guest conductor Nicholas Kraemer leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from the harpsichord bench in the complete Brandenburg Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach. The concert was recorded late last year and features “principals” from the orchestra as soloists.

Tuesday March 3: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-09)

Complete Brandenburg Concertos of J. S. Bach   

Nicholas Kraemer conducting from the harpsichord on each Concerto

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (Eugene Izotov, oboe; Dan Gingrigh, horn; James Smelser, horn; Robert Chen, violin)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 (Weijing Wang viola; Catherine Brubraker, viola)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 (Jennifer Gunn, flt.; Robert Chen, vln.; Mark Shuldiner, hpschd.)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (Jennifer Gunn, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe; Christopher Martin, trumpet; Robert Chen, violin)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Jennifer Gunn, flt.; Louise Dixon, flt.; Robert Chen, vln.)

**read more here: http://www.classicalnotes.net/classics2/brandenburg.html


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