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Angela Hewitt in concert with the Perugia Chamber Orchestra conducted by Enrico Bronzi
The famous Canadian pianist performs in the evocative Cloister of the Cathedral of S. Lorenzo for Perugia Classical Music
Organizzato da: Perugia Musica Classica

Perugia Classical Music Presents

"Concert for the Friends of Music 2020/21 Season"
The concert, which is expected to be sold-out, is entirely dedicated to Mozart's music: the Piano Concerto in A major K 488 and Symphony no. 40 in G minor K. 550. Among the best known and most appreciated pianists worldwide, Angela Hewitt he regularly performs in recitals and with the most important orchestras in Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia. Her performances of the works of JS Bach (live and on record) have received particularly flattering reviews, consecrating her as a reference interpreter. In particular, his recordings for the Hyperion label have garnered unanimous praise and acclaim, and his ten-year project dedicated to the recording of all of Bach's major keyboard works has been described as "one of the recording glories of our times " (The Sunday Times). Born into a family of musicians, Angela Hewitt began studying the piano at the age of three, performing in public at four and winning her first scholarship a year later. He then went on to study with the French pianist Jean-Paul Sevilla. After winning numerous piano competitions in Europe, Canada and the United States, it was her 1985 triumph at the Toronto Bach Piano Competition that launched her international career, which has since taken her to all the major halls and festivals of the world. world. In the 2007-2008 season, Angela embarked on her own Bach World Tour, by running the Well tempered harpsichord in 21 countries on all continents. Angela Hewitt received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) on the occasion of the Queen's Birthday celebrations in 2006 and was named Companion of the Order of Canada (CC) in 2015. Constantly traveling, she lives between London, Ottawa ( his hometown in Canada) and Umbria, where in 2005 he founded the Trasimeno Music Festival of which he is artistic director. Enrico Bronzi, cellist and conductor, since autumn 2018 he is artistic director of the Perugia Musica Classica Foundation. He has performed in all major concert halls in Europe, the United States, South America and Australia. His rich experience as a soloist has led him to establish himself in important international competitions and to collaborate with great artists such as Martha Argerich, Alexander Lonquich, Gidon Kremer, and ensembles such as the Hagen Quartet, the Kremerata Baltica, Camerata Salzburg and Tapiola Sinfonietta. His solo activity joins the equally intense one with the Trio di Parma, an ensemble he founded in 1990, and is completed and enriched with teaching. In fact, since 2007 Enrico Bronzi has been a professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. L' Perugia Chamber Orchestra debuted in 2013 with the project Penderecki 80 presented at the Umbrian Music Festival, at the Ravello Festival and at the Emilia Romagna Festival. Since then he has collaborated with important masters, soloists and choral ensembles, and regularly performs in prestigious festivals and reviews.


Among the best known pianists worldwide, Angela Hewitt appears regularly in recitals and with the most important orchestras in Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia. Admitted to the Gramophone Hall of Fame in 2015, her performances of JS Bach's works have always earned special recognition
Angela Hewitt in concert with the Perugia Chamber Orchestra conducted by Enrico Bronzi


Angela Hewitt piano, Canada


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in A major for piano and orchestra K. 488
Allegro (Mozart Cadenza) - Adagio - Allegro molto
Symphony n. 40 in G minor K. 550
Very cheerful - Andante - Menuetto. Allegretto - Final. Very happy

Author: Uber Bertiè

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