Angela Hewitt

AngelaHewittAngela Hewitt has performed around the world in recital and as soloist with orchestra. She is most well known for her cycle of Bach recordings which she began in 1994 and finished in 2005—covering all the major keyboard works of J.S. Bach. Her recording of Bach’s Art of Fugue will appear in 2014. Her discography also includes works by Couperin, Rameau, Messiaen, Chabrier, Ravel, Schumann, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Fauré. She has recorded two discs of Mozart concertos with the Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, and a third featuring Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, conducted by Hannu Lintu, will appear in 2014. With the DSO Berlin and Lintu, she also recorded the Schumann Piano Concerto.

Angela Hewitt’s entire 2007-2008 season was devoted to complete performances of Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier in major cities all over the world. Her Hyperion DVD on Bach Performance on the Piano was released to coincide with the tour.

In July 2005, Angela Hewitt launched the Trasimeno Music Festival in Umbria near Perugia of which she is Artistic Director.