Angela Hewitt

Canadian pianist who has performed and recorded all of Bach's major keyboard works


Angela Hewitt: "Lifted up into a different world”

Mar 19, 2021
Angela Hewitt

Angela Hewitt: "Lifted up into a different world.”

Variations 13, 14, and 15. Bach's faith was central to his music-making. This episode explores the spirituality of Bach's music with Angela Hewitt, internationally-renowned interpreter of Bach, who has performed all of Bach’s keyboard works across the world.

Interviews recorded April 30, 2019 and February 28, 2020.

Photo credit: Maiwolf.

Recorded by Lowry Yankwich:

Bach: Goldberg Variations, Aria, Lowry Yankwich performing, Palo Alto, CA, September 8, 2020

Musical recordings, used with permission:

Bach: Goldberg Variations 13, 14, and 15, Angela Hewitt performing (2015 recording), courtesy of Hyperion Records Ltd, London; Bach Goldberg Variations, Variation 7, Dan Tepfer performing, recorded by Dan Tepfer, August 11, 2019; PASSION for Bach & Coltrane…Co-Commissioned in 2013-2014 by Johnson County Community College and The Festival of Art and Ideas (New Haven, Ct.); Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Netherlands Bach Society performing, recorded for the project All of Bach on April 16th and 19th 2014 at the Grote Kerk, Naarden; Bach: "Goldberg" Variations, Variation 12, Benjamin Laude performing, New York, NY, December 5, 2017.

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