Chamber Music Maryland | Chamber Music Maryland


Sat, Apr 1, 2023 7:30 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC

Performance Information

Legendary British-Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt is one of the world’s leading interpreters of J. S. Bach’s music. She is the first woman in history to be awarded the Leipzig Bach Medal, and Queen Elizabeth II bestowed her Hewitt with an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2006. Hewitt’s acclaimed recording of Bach’s keyboard works is described by the Sunday Times as “one of the record glories of our age.” For Candlelight, Hewitt will perform a thrilling program that includes Bach’s English Suite, and arresting works by Scarlatti and Brahms.

The Program

Scarlatti: Selected Sonatas

  • Kk 1 in D minor
  • Kk 446 in F major
  • Kk 531 in E major
  • Kk 420 in C major

Bach: English Suite No.6 in D minor Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op.5

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About The Artist

Angela Hewitt
Angela Hewitt

One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt appears in recital and as soloist with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Asia. Her interpretations of the music of J.S. Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time. Born in 1958 into a musical family (the daughter of the Cathedral organist and choirmaster in Ottawa, Canada), Angela began her piano studies age three, performed in public at four and a year later won her first…

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