Saturday 24 October 2020 3:00PM

Alban Gerhardt cello



This concert will be approximately 1 hour 30 minutes in duration, without an interval


Priority Bookings made for our 2020/21 Season Autumn concerts are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • Alban Gerhardt cello

A wide-ranging musician returns to one of the central gems of the cellist’s treasure store in the shape of Bach’s unaccompanied suites – works whose (in his words) ‘transcendental beauty and enchanting simplicity’ he has brought together in his much admired recording, which The Sunday Times described as ‘one of the most spontaneous-sounding sets on disc’. Believed to date from 1717-23, the period when Bach was employed as Kapellmeister to the court at Köthen, the cello suites remained little known until taken up by Pablo Casals but have subsequently become amongst the most beloved of the composer’s instrumental works.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Cello Suite No. 1 in G BWV1007
        • Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor BWV1008
  • Interval
        • Cello Suite No. 3 in C BWV1009

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