Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin have special meaning for musicians and music-lovers alike. Many BSO violinists say that these pieces are central to their relationship to all music and that each approaches the Sonatas and Partitas in unique ways as these represent the most personal aspect of a violinist’s repertoire.
Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas present extraordinary technical and musical challenges for their performers. In this wonderful offering, members of the BSO’s violin section present the complete cycle of works, with individual movements shared among a number of players. You’ll be given a unique insight into their approaches and artistry with new videos uploaded weekly.
Though we can’t wait to hear the BSO musicians play together again, we hope you enjoy this special and very personal musical experience of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas.