Avi Avital – Bach – Music by J. S. Bach played with Mandolin

Avi Avital has just recorded a new CD with music by Johann Sebastian Bach with Deutsche Grammophone.

I have compiled some videos and interviews with Avi Avital.

Avi Avital Performs Bloch’s “Nigun” from Baal Shem

Avi Avital presents Bach

Watch the trailer of Avi Avital’s debut album on Deutsche Grammophon including transcriptions of Bach’s Violin Concerto BWV 1041, the Keyboard Concertos BWV 1052 and 1056, and a Flute Sonata in an arrangement for mandolin, lute, and cello.

Homestory: Avi Avital

Feature by arte: Avi Avital is one of the most stunning musicians our days. Nobody plays the Mandoline like him.

(the following video works – the preview picture is missing….)


Radio Show The Bach Hour

hear the recordings of:

Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 (orig. for flute, arr. Avi Avital) – Avi Avital, mandolin; Ophira Zakai, theorbo; Ira Givol, cello

Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 – Avi Avital, mandolin; Shalev Ad-El, harpsichord; Ophira Zakai, theorbo; Chamber Academy Potsdam



Interview NPR

Avi Avital: A Mandolinist’s Unlikely Education


Website Avi Avital


Avi Avital – Bach

The CD is available at Amazon (partnerlink):

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