‘I’d never made enough time to go into this world of solo Bach… In lockdown, I jumped into the ice-cold water!’ | Frank Peter Zimmermann interview

Lindsay Kemp
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Lockdown finally gave Frank Peter Zimmermann the space he required to tackle Bach’s Solo Sonatas and Partitas for BIS but, as the German violinist reveals to Lindsay Kemp, he continues to harbour doubts about recording the second and final Volume

Frank Peter Zimmermann (photograph: Irène Zandel)
Frank Peter Zimmermann (photograph: Irène Zandel)

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