Angela Hewitt — Bach Odyssey VI: The Goldberg Variations - 92Y, New York

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Angela Hewitt — Bach Odyssey VI: The Goldberg Variations

“The outstanding Bach pianist of her generation” (The Sunday Times, London)

“For those willing to imagine what Bach might have done had a concert grand been available to him, (Hewitt’s) brilliantly executed cadenzas and abundant and fleet florid passage work were breathtaking.” (Musical America)

“The paramount quality of Angela Hewitt’s piano playing is the joy it communicates.” (The Daily Telegraph)

Angela Hewitt has made Bach’s music the cornerstone of her brilliant, exuberant artistry. Join us for the final concert of her second season — her eagerly awaited performance of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. With its gorgeous opening aria setting up the wondrous 30 transformations that follow, you can expect Hewitt to bring her unique blend of virtuosity, expressivity, warmth and thrills to this monument of the keyboard literature.

Angela Hewitt, piano

Concert running time is approximately one hour, twenty minutes. There will be no intermission.

  • Bach, BACH: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Corresponding Class: The Goldberg Variations

This series is supported by Producers Circle member The Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation, Inc., and Michele Gerber Klein. Learn more about the Producers Circle.