Feel the calm! Willoughby Council presents J S Bach’s The sheep may safely graze in an arrangement for two flutes, violin and continuo, starring the Live at Lunch Artistic Director Jane Rutter (flute), Katrina Kelvin (flute), David Saffir (Violin) and Monika Kornel (Harpsichord). Jane Rutter also gives us a short intro on how Bach included…
Georg Philipp Telemann born March 14th 1681 (d 1757) . Friend and rival of JS Bach and Handel. Bach appointed Telemann godfather to his son Carl Philipp Emmanuel after whom he was also named. Fabulous playing of Telemann’s oboe concertos from the noted oboeist Heinz Holliger.
The brilliant composer, conductor, pianist and educator Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918 (d 1990). In this video clip he conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in the zippy overture to his operetta Candide.
Listen to what the brilliant harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani has to say about the Holy Grail of the keyboard repertoire – JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and his recent recording of this work for Deutsche Grammophon.