How to sing Bach and play bassoon (at the same time)

Meet Peter Whelan, artistic director of the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

 

Well, someone had to.

 

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  • Ron Swanson says:

    One of the better ones.

  • Ben G. says:

    Another hidden (and groovy) treasure from the enormous catalogue of Cantatas. You can’t stop tapping your foot when listening to this.

    It’s no wonder that Jazz musicians consider Bach a soul brother.

    Here’s another gem:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3dgteyQJRI

  • Robert King says:

    Utterly brilliant – Peter is not only a fabulous bassoonist (as we all know), but he’s a fine keyboard player, and then here he shows he can sing both bass and countertenor as well as many who do these jobs (in normal times) for their livelihood. A true musical polymath (and he’s a really nice man to boot). More please, Peter!

  • mgoerne says:

    fantastic.

  • Ms.Melody says:

    Brilliant, amazing what talent can achieve with the little help from technology

  • Eighty second Bass says:

    Just delightful!! Thank you!

  • AndrewB says:

    Just brilliant!

  • Jan Henkins says:

    Wow, that was bl***y excellent!

  • Gerry McDonald says:

    Ensemble Marsyas pared down to the bare essentials, quite amazing!

  • Anthony says:

    Totally bril

  • Paul Carlile says:

    Wonderful, bravo, all the performers!

  • martha says:

    Thank you.Uplifting! Bach is the best antidote to corona virus -itis!

  • martha says:

    Absolutely fabulous-what a talent! Uplifting and funny too!

  • Patrick Matthiesen says:

    Absolutely divine. Made my day. Congratulations.

  • Karen Hartsuyker says:

    Just beautiful. Lovely vocals.

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