Michael Bochmann, violin
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), Solo Partitia No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002
Igor Dekleva (1933), Poetico
Christopher Bochmann (1950), Caprice Modal
Amazing Grace (arr. Michael Bochmann)
In a Country Garden (arr. Michael Bochmann)
Since the early 1970s, Michael Bochmann has made a significant contribution to the world of classical music. As a soloist, he has collaborated with Yehudi Menuhin, with whom he toured the USA and Europe, as well as with Nigel Kennedy. He formed the Bochmann Quartet early in his career and made many recordings and BBC broadcasts. He worked with the English String Orchestra for many years, recording The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams for Nimbus Records. He is a professor of violin at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London and now directs the Orchestra Pro Anima. He also organises music festivals for both professionals and young people. At the Tower of London, 2000 children from across the capital have performed with his education charity, Water City Music.
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