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Angela Hewitt

“...In her superbly serious performance, one that eschews all personal vanity, all preening mannerism and flamboyance but which, with strength in abundance, locates the still centre at the heart of the music.  What enviable poise and expressive beauty...what muffled and sustained opening octaves...what concentrated focus.” - From a review, Editor’s Choice, Gramophone magazine, March, 2015

The audiences’ accolades, the critics’ reviews, her peers’ admiration – all these have been building, superlative upon superlative, since Angela Hewitt won Canada’s International Bach Piano Competition in 1985 and began to claim her international reputation .  Today she is one of the world’s leading pianists,  appearing in recitals 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.

We welcome Ms. Hewitt for her first appearance at Stratford Summer Music. 

D. Scarlatti: Sonata in D major, Kk 491
Sonata in D major, Kk 492
Sonata in B minor, Kk 377
Sonata in E major, Kk 380
Sonata in A major, Kk 24
J.S. Bach: Partita No. 1 in B-flat major
J.S. Bach: Partita No. 4 in D major
L. van Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 in C-sharp minor (The Moonlight)

Canadian Programming Sponsor: 

Patron of the Piano Series:

Jane Fryman Laird

Assisted with a gift from:

Roger Cotton and Marcia Matsui


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Saturday July 22 | 2 pm

The Avondale

$50 | $45 | $40 + HST (+$5 at the door)



Angela Hewitt : Bach Performance on the Piano, Excerpt 3

Angela Hewitt: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue in D Minor, BWV 903 (JS Bach) - Live