Angela Hewitt, piano

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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This concert is part of the Elaine Kligerman Piano Recital Series. Click here to subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

“If you want the sheer joy of human creation and recreation, then go to a piano recital by Angela Hewitt,” proclaims The Times, London of this world-renowned British/Canadian pianist. Experience her ethereal music-making in a program that opens with Couperin’s hugely entertaining Eighteenth Ordre. Having recently completed a three-volume survey of the French Baroque composer’s keyboard music, Hewitt “brings Couperin’s musical pictures instantly to life (with) crispness, clarity, and apparently effortlessly elegant ornamentation” (Daily Telegraph).

Couperin: Eighteenth Ordre
Messiaen: Selection of Six Preludes
Brahms: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 5

The Artist(s)

Angela Hewitt, piano
Angela Hewitt occupies a unique position among today’s leading pianists. With a wide-ranging repertoire and frequent appearances in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, she is also an award-winning recording artist whose performances of Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters. In September of 2016, Hewitt began her ​“Bach Odyssey”,… Read More

Videos

Angela Hewitt | Les Baricades Mistérieuses by F. Couperin
Angela Hewitt | Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR