Bach: Violin Concertos
BWV 1041, 1042, 1043 & 1056
Violin concerto n°1 in A minor BWV 1041
1. Allegro moderato
3. Allegro assai
Violin concerto n°2 in E Major BWV 1042
6. Allegro assai
Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043
8. Largo ma non tanto
10. Zefira Valova 2nd violin
Violin concerto n°5 in G minor BWV 1056
Shunske Sato, violin
Il Pomo d'oro, conductor Zefira Valova
Zefira Valova, second violin
’Moments of pure joy‘ were what Bachtrack experienced on one of
Shunske Sato’s visits to London, and this Japanese-American violinist’s
virtuosity and sheer joie de vivre make him an ideal partner for Il Pomo d’Oro
in both of Bach’s solo violin concertos.
Sato is positively immersed in Bach: he’s the concertmaster of the Netherlands Bach Society, which is currently engaged in performing Bach’s complete works. But he’s all about reinvention as well as reverence, and Zefira Valova and the livewire period instrument ensemble ll Pomo d’Oro never stint on theatre either.
Shunske Sato was born in Tokyo, Shunske immigrated to the US at the age of four. Resident in The Netherlands, Shunske serves as concertmaster of Concerto Köln and the Netherlands Bach Society, and is often invited as a guest concertmaster for ensembles such as the Freiburger Barockorchester and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. In 2013 he was invited to join the faculty of the Amsterdam Conservatory.
Zefira Valova is currently living in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has been awarded
at many national (Bulgarian) and international competitions, such as the Baroque
Musik Academy – Blankenburg, Germany.
|Release Period||October 2018|