All day long, tune in to hear WFMT’s celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach, who was born on this date in 1685.
Programming highlights include:
- 9: 00 am: Cantata 140 “Wachet auf…” featuring the Monteverdi Choir and The English Chamber Soloists under the direction of Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
- 10:00 am New Release: a new recording of Bach’s Trio Sonata in G, BWV 1039
- A complete presentation of the Brandenburg Concertos
- 12:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 1
- 1:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 2
- 2:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 3
- 4:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 4
- 5:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 5
- 7:00 pm hour: Concerto No. 6
- Selections from Bachianas Brasileiras, an homage to Bach by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, can be heard throughout Sunday Afternoons with Robbie Ellis
- A selection from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Clavier in the 4:00 pm hour