Dunedin Consort, the team that brought you John Passion, is back with its first instrumental release: J.S. Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos. Under the direction of Bach specialist John Butt, Dunedin Consort demonstrates its collective experience and historical knowledge in an exceptionally insightful and fresh performance.
Bach's Six Brandenburg Concertos are essential and enduringly popular works in the Baroque orchestral repertory, full of interesting instrumentation choices and dancing melodies. Under the direction of prize-winning Bach specialist John Butt O.B.E., the ensemble has become particularly acclaimed for its inquisitive approach, shining new light into some of the best known pieces of the Baroque repertoire.
Baroque Instrumental Category Finalist
2014 Gramophone Awards
Best Baroque Instrumental Nominee
International Classical Music Awards 2014
‘Notwithstanding the distinguished Brandenburg discography, this set is nothing short of sensational.'
'No. 2 Classical Album of 2013' The Glasgow Herald