Angela Hewitt, piano
Sunday, July 23 at 2 pm
Pre-concert Chat at 1:00 pm
One of Canada’s veritable musical treasures, pianist Angela Hewitt is one of the world’s leading pianists appearing in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Her performances of Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time. Named “Artist of the Year” at the 2006 Gramophone Awards, her recordings have been hailed as “one of the record glories of our age” by The Sunday Times. Awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006, she is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and holds seven honorary doctorates. She is also a Companion of the Order of Canada. Ms. Hewitt’s perrformance at The Barn includes Partita No. 1 in Bb (J.S. Bach), Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1 (Beethoven), six Sonatas (D. Scarlatti) and Sonata No. 21 in C, Op. 53 “Waldstein” (Beethoven).
Special Canada-150 Celebration to follow Ms. Hewitt’s performance.
Tickets $75-$72, $15, $5