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Sir James Galway and Friends

Principal Bass
New York Philharmonic

“He has a technical mastery so complete that it makes everything look easy… No one in their right mind, or ear, could object to such committed, insightful and lovable performances.” – The Los Angeles Times

“Bordignon’s stylings were right on the mark as he amply showed us his fluid technique and mastery of the instrument.” — Salt Lake Tribune

“Warm and intimacy.” — Neue Zürcher Zeitung

“Danbi Um’s playing is utterly dazzling…a marvelous show of superb technique” — The Strad

“Superb young soloist.” — The New Yorker

“He brought dark chocolate sound and lyricism to his rhapsodic playing and compellingly dispatched the breathless, perpetual-motion finale.”
— The New York Times

“Breathtakingly beautiful.” — The New York Times

“A warm, agile, and appealing voice…a star in the making.”
– Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times



he living legend of the flute, Sir James Galway is regarded as both the supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose appeal crosses all musical boundaries. Through his extensive touring, over 30 million albums sold, and his frequent international television appearances, Sir James has endeared himself to millions worldwide and is a tireless promoter of the arts.

Sir James will share his great love of Bach in a special collaboration with nine brilliant young soloists. This concert promises to be unforgettable afternoon of music-making.


Johann Sebastian Bach

Sonata in E, BWV 1035 for flute and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesus soll mein erstes Wort from Cantata 171 for soprano, violin and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

Sheep Safely Graze, from Cantata 208 for soprano, two flutes, and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

Suite in B minor, BWV 1067 for flute, strings, and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

I follow you with Joyful Steps from St. John Passion for soprano, two flutes, and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

Adagio and Presto from Sonata in G minor, BWV 1001 for solo violin

Johann Sebastian Bach

Air on the G String (from Suite in D, BWV 1068) for flute, strings, and continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049 for two flutes, solo violin, strings, and continuo

James Galway - Bach Sonata in E, BMV 1034, Mvt 1

James Galway - Reicha Sinfonia in D for 4 Flutes, Mvt 1 (PCC)

James Galway - Bach Badinerie from Suite in B minor


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