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Avi Avital - Bach

By Mandolin Cafe
June 8, 2012 - 7:30 pm

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Avi Avital - Bach

Avi Avital - Bach

Grammy nominated classical mandolinist Avi Avital has announced the release of his newest recording, Bach, on Deutsche Grammophon.

In support of the recording he will appear in concert on the U.S. East coast between June 10-20 performing works for both solo mandolin and mandolin with chamber ensemble:

June 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, Mass.

June 13 at 8 p.m.
Sixth & I
600 I Street NW
Washington, D.C.

June 14 at 8 p.m.
Tin Angel
20 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pa.

June 17 at 8 p.m.
Barbès
376 9th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y.

June 20, at 7:30 p.m.
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, N.Y.

In addition, Avi will be performing live on WNYC's Soundcheck on June 18 and be a featured guest on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series, Boston's WGBH, and WQXR's Café Concert Series.

Selections on the recording Bach*
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052, 1. Allegro
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052, 2. Adagio
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052, 3. Allegro
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056, 1. (Allegro)
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056, 2. Largo
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056, 3. Presto
Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041, 1. (Allegro moderato)
Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041, 2. Andante
Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041, 3. Allegro Assai
Sonata for Flute or Violin No.5 in E minor, BWV 1034, 1. Adagio ma non troppo
Sonata for Flute or Violin No.5 in E minor, BWV 1034, 2. Allegro
Sonata for Flute or Violin No.5 in E minor, BWV 1034, 3. Andante
Sonata for Flute or Violin No.5 in E minor, BWV 1034, 4. Allegro

*All selections adapted for Mandolin and Orchestra by Avi Avital except the final four which are also adapted by Avital for Mandolin and Continuo.

Additional information

Pre-order: From amazon.com
Artist web site

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