Never short of ideas when it comes to offering concert programs imbued with authenticity and refinement, Luc Beauséjour is an exceptional harpsichordist and organist.
“The naturalness of his harpsichord [...]
You like classical music but consider yourself an amateur? This series will let you discover the key works of the repertoire, according to the theme you choose. Let it take shape in you.
“I play for the world’s finest musician. Perhaps he is not there, but I always play as though he were” (J.S. Bach). Some call him the “father of music,” others believe that his genius influenced the entire future course of Western music. One thing is certain: the masterworks of the Cantor of Leipzig continue to move us as deeply as ever. From the lucidity of the Goldberg Variations to the effervescence of the Toccata and Fugue in D minor, from the majesty of the Magnificat to the density of The Art of Fugue, from the simplicity of the First Suite for Solo Cello to the blessedness that flows from Ich habe genug, Bach realized every musical means of expression with the same degree of mastery.
© Lucie Renaud
Translation: Ron Rosenthall