Jean-Guihen Queyras takes us into the secrets of one of the moste famous work for cello solo.

How did Bach come to conceive the unimaginable: composing an two-and-a-half hour “opera” for a single 4-stringed instrument?

Why did he use dances throughout the Suites? Are these dances meant to be danced? How does one choose a bowing? How free can the interpreter be? These are only a few of the many questions on which Jean-Guihen will give us his insight as a passionate performer of this Masterwork.

1. Suite 1, Prélude: The Call of Nature

Feat. Anne-Teresa de Keersmaeker

2. Suite 1, Allemande: The Storyteller

Feat. Pierre-Laurent Aimard

3. Suite 1, Courante: Up=Down, Down=Done

Feat. Paolo Pandolfo

4. Suite 1, Sarabande: The Erotic of 1 and 2

Feat. Sonia Simmenauer

5. Suite 1, Menuet: Duality and Galanterie

Feat. Amandine Beyer

6. Suite 1, Gigue: Bar structures as a dance map

Feat. Emmanuel Hondré

7. Suite 2, Prélude: What is your Minore?

Feat. Steven Isserlis

8. Suite 2, Allemande: Speaking or singing?

Feat. Emmanuel Pahud

9. Suite 2, Courante: A bout de souffle

Feat. Lambert Wilson

10. Suite 2, Sarabande: Hommage to Ingmar Bergman

Feat. Camille Bertault

11. Suite 2, Menuet: Play the Lute!

Feat. Pieter Wispelwey

12. Suite 2, Gigue: Bach’s Leitmotivs

Feat. Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

13. Suite 3, Prélude: The buoyancy of C Major

Feat. Bernard Fouccroulle

14. Suite 3, Allemande: The complexity of Evidence

Feat. Timothy Eddy

15. Suite 3, Courante: Notes with double-functions

Feat. Michael Jarrell

16. Suite 3, Sarabande: The power of the hemiola

Feat. Alexis Kossenko

17. Suite 3, Bourrée: The two faces of a dance

Feat. Emilie Delorme

18. Suite 3, Gigue: Energy from synergy

Feat. Maarten Mostert

19. Suite 4, Prélude

Feat. Jean-François Queyras

20. Suite 4, Allemande: Horizontality needs verticality

Feat. Sokratis Sinopoulos

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