Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
November 17, 2013 The newly minted MacArthur fellow describes the 'naughty and bittersweet' sides of J.S. Bach.
March 22, 2012 On the BMW of harpsichords, Andreas Staier takes a drive through Bach's Goldberg Variations.
March 22, 2012 Pianist Jeremy Denk explains how Bach created infinite worlds out of eight simple notes.
March 19, 2012 Professor Christoph Wolff, today's top Bach answer man, helps kick off our Goldberg week.
December 11, 2011 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.
January 10, 2011 The pianist describes Bach: A Strange Beauty, her new recording of J.S. Bach's keyboard music.
August 14, 2010 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic assortment of new music.
April 29, 2013 Although renowned as a soloist and Grammy winner, he devoted much of his life to teaching.
January 17, 2012 He was a conductor, harpsichordist, organist and a grandfather of today's early music movement.
April 10, 2012 Watch an excerpt of Peter Sellars' semi-staged "ritualization" of Bach's dramatic passion story.
August 17, 2010 Artists are reinventing Bach's music in creative new ways. Tom Manoff spotlights some favorites.
September 21, 2013 The pianist explores Bach's harnessing of "infinite possibility from a single piece of code."
March 19, 2013 New albums of music by the "Three Bs" prove going back to basics has its advantages.
April 3, 2012 Denk muses about two opposing variations — the simplistic No. 18 and the brooding No. 25.
April 3, 2012 Denk digs deeper to focus on one of the Goldberg's "dark jewels."
April 3, 2012 The pianist reveals how Bach's musical DNA is revealed in the beautiful melody fueling the Goldbergs
March 20, 2012 Pianist Jeremy Denk gets inside the head of a fictional serial killer and finds principles of Bach.
March 20, 2012 With nearly 200 recordings of Bach's Goldberg Variations on the market, how do you choose?
March 1, 2011 There's plenty of headbanging in the staid world of Bach and Brahms. Tell us your favorite pieces.
January 9, 2011 Hear Dinnerstein's expressive new recording of Bach's keyboard music in its entirety.
November 5, 2010 Fridays are funnier with a 'classical cartoon at noon' from Deceptive Cadence.
September 17, 2010 The young cellist plays Bach with elegance and a new piece by Golijov with Technicolor brilliance.
December 12, 2006 WGUC music director Kent Teeters compiled this list of the year's best classical CD discoveries.