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Angela Hewitt, Britten Sinfonia - Bach, Stravinsky, Mozart

Presented by Martin Handley

Pianist Angela Hewitt, famed for her Bach interpretations, makes an eagerly awaited return to Britten Sinfonia, performing the F minor Keyboard Concerto and as a contrast Mozart's masterpiece of the classical style, the Jeunehomme Concerto. Bach's Goldberg Variations make up the second half of this concert here performed by Britten Sinfonia strings in a beautifully crafted arrangement by Dmitry Sitkovetsky.

Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor BWV 1056
Stravinsky: Concerto in D
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat major K271 (Jeunehomme)
Bach arr. Sitkovetsky: Goldberg Variations

Britten Sinfonia
Angela Hewitt piano/director
Thomas Gould violin/director

Followed by excerpts from the Wigmore Hall's Decade by Decade - 100 Years of German Song, with baritone Florian Boesch and pianist Malcolm Martineau performing songs from the 1870s.

Release date:

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Wed 6 Apr 2011 19:00