Laurence Cummings is one of the most exciting and versatile exponents of historical performance, both as a conductor and harpsichord player, and he will direct The English Concert at the Bachfest. Programme includes the 4th and 5th Brandenburg Concerti. The fireworks of the latter, with its virtuosic cadenza at the end of the first movement, promises to deliver a captivating performance.
. . . the energetic and engaged playing of the small ensemble bringing out all the life and playfulness in Bach’s scores.
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