David Fray on the incredible power of Bach's Partitas

17 January 2013, 12:21

Classic FM's Anne-Marie Minhall caught up with the incomparable pianist David Fray to talk about his latest recording of Bach's Partitas.

David Fray demonstrates an almost religious devotion to the music of Bach. As he releases a brand new recording of the baroque master's Partitas for the keyboard, Fray's quest to elevate this music to something more than just notes on the page has given him fresh insight on the composer.

Classic FM's Anne-Marie Minhall got stuck into the big Bach questions with David, who was only to happy to explain exactly what the challenges are when attempting these pieces, and why they're actually rather neat explanations of the human condition.

Listen to the interview below.