I’d had grand plans to perform the complete cycle of Bach’s solo violin works a few years ago, at one point having a luxurious month and a half with nothing to do but practise them, but realised at the end of that time that it was going to take significantly longer to prepare the whole saga for a one-day marathon.

Kristian Winther, Winther's Bach, Canberra International Music Festival Kristian Winther. Photo © Anthony...

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