Cellist Oliver Herbert was in Guarneri Hall recently and gave us this fresh rendition of the Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007. Guarneri Hall Creative Director Mike Grittani and Audio Engineer Christopher Willis caught the action. Subscribe (free) for access to other Guarneri Hall videos!
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