The masterful Christian Tetzlaff opened the 92Y Concerts season with one of the monuments of Western music—the complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin. “Hearing all six of these works in [a single performance],” wrote The New York Times, “is a kind of classical music nirvana.”
Guests agreed. A “monumental performance,” wrote @jo on Twitter. “The fall’s first spiritual peak,” said @BruceHodgesNY.
Read more about this marathon achievement:
Tetzlaff Plays Bach: By the Numbers.
Christian Tetzlaff on the Chaconne.
5 Great Pop Culture Marathons.
7 Facts about Bach’s Sonatas & Partitas That Will Amaze You.
Photos: Christian Tetzlaff, Viloin; Opening Night 2014—Tetzlaff Plays Bach; Complete Bach Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin; concert photographed: Thursday, September 18, 2014; 7:00 PM; Kaufmann Concert Hall; 92nd Street Y; New York, NY.
Photograph: © 2014 Richard Termine (for 92nd Street Y).
PHOTO CREDIT - Richard Termine for 92nd Street Y © 2014 Richard Termine