Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson focuses on the solo keyboard works of JS Bach, including partitas, sinfonias and his own arrangement of Widerstehe doch der Sünde.
In the third programme of this week's Artist Spotlight series, the young Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson, who has been described by the New York Times as 'Iceland's Glenn Gould'. Today, he focuses on the solo keyboard works of JS Bach, including partitas, sinfonias and his own arrangement of 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde', recorded at LSO St Luke's in London.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Partita No 6 in E minor, BWV 830
Adagio from Organ Sonata No 4 in E minor, BWV 528 (arr Stradal)
Invention No 15 in B minor, BWV 786
Sinfonia No 15 in B minor, BWV 801
Gavotte from Violin Partita No 3 in E major, BWV 1006 (arr Rachmaninov)
Prelude in B minor, BWV 855a (arr Siloti)
Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847, from ‘The Well-Tempered Clavier’ Book 1
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639 (arr Busoni)
Aria from Cantata No 54, ‘Widerstehe doch der Sünde’ (arr Ólafsson)
Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)
Concert recorded at LSO St Luke's, London, on 21 September 2018.
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