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Angela Hewitt is a classical pianist who has performed all over the globe as an orchestra soloist as well as in recitals. Her Hyperion label recordings have been recognized as huge commercial successes that speak of her incredibly multidimensional repertoire. Hewitt gained most prominence for her Bach recording cycles which she worked on for over a decade starting in 1994 and completing in 2005. The specialty of these recordings is that they contain all the big keyboard hits of J.S. Bach, and were later released as box set comprising of fifteen CDs by Hyperion. The artist has an impressive discography that covers the famous works of Chopin, Beethoven, Schumann, Ravel, Chabrier, Messiaen, Rameau, and Couperin. In 2011, she released her first ever disc of Mozart concertos, which she recorded with Orchestra da Camera di Mantova. She is the daughter of choirmaster and organist at the Ottawa-based Christ Church Cathedral, Godfrey who worked there for about fifty years. Angela Hewitt tickets are a favorite treat among classical music enthusiasts who enjoy the finesse of her performance technique.
Angela Hewitt started learning to play the piano from her mother when she was only three years old, played it publically when she turned four and won a scholarship when she was only five. While studying piano playing, she also learnt the violin from Walter Prystawski, ballet from Nesta Toumine based in Ottawa and the recorder from Wolfgang Grunsky. She played her first complete length recital at the age of nine in Toronto at the Royal Conservatory of Music, which is where she studied for nine years between 1964 and 1973, from the likes of Myrtle Guerrero and Earle Moss. Later on she became a student of Jean –Paul Sevilla, the renowned French pianist, in the University of Ottawa, where she came first in the competition known as Gian Battista Viotti in 1978 and in the same year also won the CBC Talent Festival’s piano category.
Angela Hewitt won prizes in Bach competitions at Washington DC, and Leipzig, Schuman competition at Zwickau, Casagrande competition at Terni, Dino Ciani competition in Milan at La Scala, and Casadesus competition at Cleveland. By 1985, Hewitt’s career was at the pinnacle of being launched after she won the First Prize in Toronto International Bach Piano competition, which was a rather unique event hosted in the memory of the most celebrated Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. Her winning performance included a recording of compositions by J.S. Bach with Deutshe Grammophon, which brought it a GramophoneAward nomination.
The entirety of Angela Hewitt’s performances from the 2007-08 season, was devoted to Bach Well-Tempered Clavier played in the biggest cities all over the globe including Hong Kong, Pretoria, Glasgow, Stuttgart, Zurich, Bilbao, Venice, Lisbon, Milan, Warsaw, Melbourne, Sydney , Macao, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Bogota, Mexico City, Toronto, Ottawa, Denver, Vancouver, Portland, Berkeley, Los Angeles, and at the Carnegie Hall in New York as well as the Royal Festival Hall in London. Her tour coincided with the release of a special lecture-recital DVD called Back Performance of the Piano, issued by Hyperion. Before completing her tour, however, she recorded her work again which was re-released by the same label in 2009, and received unsurpassed critical acclaim from all over the world.
Angela Hewitt launched Trasimeno Music Festival in 2005 near Perugia, in the centre of Umbria. It is now a yearly event that brings an international audience in Malta at the Castle of the Knights, upon the shores of beautiful Lake Trasimeno. This event comprises of seven concerts held in seven days, featuring Hewitt as their recitalist, conductor, sing accompanist and chamber musician, while playing with selected young artists and those who are already well-known. Hewitt has won several awards including 2006’s Gramophone Artist of the Year, as well as an MIDEM Classical Award in 2010 in the category of Instrumentalist of the Year. She also won the first Listener’s Award from BBC Radio 3 in 2003. Furthermore, Hewitt is a fellow at the Royal Society of Canada, while she has several honorary degrees from University of Toronto, Ottawa, Saskatchewan, Mount Saint Vincent University, Open University in London and Queen’s University in Kingston. Angela Hewitt tickets promise the most breathtakingly beautiful classical music performance so hurry and book them.
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