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Before he embarks on a complete cycle of Bach’s solo works over a single day at the Canberra International Music Festival, violinist Kristian Winther tells us why he’s channelling the monster that never breathes.
The fugue has long obsessed composers and musicians, who have found in it pinnacles of intellectual and spiritual expression. Canberra International Music Festival's Artistic Director unravels the mysteries of the complex form, with which Johann Sebastian Bach praised God and King.