Xuefei Yang guitar
The Heath Quartet
J S Bach – Fugue BWV 1000, arranged by Xuefei Yang for solo guitar
J S Bach – Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041, arranged by Xuefei Yang for guitar and string quartet
J S Bach – Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV 731. Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 662. In dulci jubilo BWV 729, arranged for string quartet
Boccherini – Quintet in D major for guitar and string quartet G 448
Bach was a prolific arranger of his own music, and this lunchtime recital includes some modern transcriptions in the same spirit. The Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang, dubbed by a New York critic “one of the most extraordinary instrumentalists in the world”, plays her own versions of a Fugue for lute and the well-known A minor Violin Concerto. The Heath Quartet, winners of a 2016 Gramophone Award, join her in the Concerto, and add their interpretations of three organ chorale preludes. Finally, the musicians transport us to the Spain of the Classical period with a colourful Quintet by Luigi Boccherini.
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