Angela Hewitt plays Bach’s Goldberg Variations

Author: Accentus Music

Angela Hewitt will play Bach’s Goldberg Variations at St. Thomas Church and will be presented with the City of Leipzig Bach Medal after the concert.

  • Angela Hewitt | Copyright: © Harrison Parrot

    Angela Hewitt © Harrison Parrot

  • Thomaskirche Leipzig | Copyright: © Thomaskirche Leipzig

    Thomaskirche Leipzig © Thomaskirche Leipzig

Since her youth, the Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt has dedicated herself with great passion and dedication to the piano works of Johann Sebastian Bach. She has long since recorded all the corresponding compositions on CD and has delighted audiences all over the world in countless concerts. For these great services to Bach, Angela Hewitt will receive the Bach Medal 2020. In Leipzig, she will play the Goldberg Variation, that exceptional work by Johann Sebastian Bach about which Angela Hewitt herself says: “There are very few pieces in piano literature that have the power to lead us into such sublime spheres.”

Angela Hewitt will perform Bach’s Goldberg Variations in the famous St. Thomas Church Leipzig where the composer was laid to rest. After the concert, she will be presented with the City of Leipzig Bach Medal.

Johann Sebastian Bach
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Angela Hewitt, piano

A production of Accentus Music in coproduction with ZDF and Arte Concert.
The concert will be streamed live on Arte Concert on 17 November 2020 at 07:00 (CET).

Production Company Accentus Music GmbH
Coproduction Company ZDF
Coproduction Company Arte Concert
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloist Angela Hewitt



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