One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt appears in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Her interpretations of Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time. Born into a musical family, Angela began her piano studies aged three, performing in public at four and a year later winning her first scholarship. She then went on to learn with French pianist, Jean-Paul Sévilla. In 1985 she won the Toronto International Bach Piano Competition. Named ‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2006 Gramophone Awards, she was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006. In 2015 Angela was promoted to a Companion of the Order of Canada. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, has seven honorary doctorates, and is a Visiting Fellow of Peterhouse College in Cambridge.
“You sit entranced…It would have been more accurate to say I was floating just below the ceiling.” The Sunday Times
Programme includes: Bach: Partita No. 4 in D major; Beethoven: Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 (“Moonlight”); Bach: Partita No. 6 in E minor; Beethoven: Sonata in E major, Op. 109