Richard Tunnicliffe talks Bach

Richard Tunnicliffe will be appearing on BBC Radio 3's 'In Tune' programme, with Sean Rafferty today between 4.30 and 5.30 GMT.  You can listen live via radio or online, or listen again for seven days using the BBC iPlayer feature.

The acclaimed cellist will be talking to Sean and performing selections from the 5th and 6th Suites of Bach (the 6th on a five-stringed piccolo cello of 1726) in conjunction with his performance of the complete cycle of the cello suites at St. George's Bristol.  Click here to book tickets for his concert on March 27th.

Richard recorded Bach's complete cello suites on his debut album released in 2012 which received outstanding reviews across the board and was named in The Independent as one of 'The Best Classical albums of 2012':

'Tunnicliffe's sound is generous and finely grained, the faster dances sharply pointed, the sarabandes dark pools of metreless beauty.' 5 Stars The Independent on Sunday

‘These recordings have authority, character and a truly distinctive sound fabulously recorded by Linn.' 4½ Stars BBC Music Magazine

‘Tunnicliffe's performances are simply magnificent.' 5 Stars