Bach Goldberg Variations

Jory Vinikour, harpsichord

Celebrate with Delos: Jory Vinikour’s unique and non-abridged new recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Vinikour and Delos’ beautiful new recording of this timeless classic features a performance of supreme elegance and an instrument built in 1998 by Kevin Fryer (inspired by the 1624 Ioannes Ruckers Colmar harpsichord) of unusual beauty and tone. The Goldberg Variations appeal on every possible level, transporting the listener to the incredible heights made possible by Bach’s masterful ingenuity. We offer this exciting complete recording on two discs for the price of one. Versatile harpsichordist Jory Vinikour has developed a strong reputation as a recitalist and concerto soloist and is increasingly known as an accompanist. Appearing Internationally in these capacities, Vinikour has performed with conductors including William Christie, Mark Minkowski, and Rene Jacobs. Recent performances have brought him to many of the world’s famous festivals and concert halls. A First Prize winner at the International Harpsichord Competition of Warsaw, and at the Prague Spring Festival, Vinikour has devoted himself almost exclusively to the harpsichord and its repertoire after early piano training. He will perform at Carnegie Hall in January 2001 in concert with Ewa Podles’, and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Constantine Orbelian. Complete on 2 discs (2-for-1) – J. S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988