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Thursday - Sarah Walker

To tie in with Angela Hewitt's appearance at the BBC Proms this Friday, Sarah Walker explores the distinguished career of this Canadian-born pianist. Although at the Proms Hewitt will join other musicians to perform Brahms's Piano Quartet No 1, she is best known as a Bach interpreter of distinction. Today however, Sarah plays recordings of repertoire with which Hewitt is perhaps not so readily identified but which similarly showcases her pianistic prowess: Couperin's Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins and Le Gaillard-Boiteux and Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C minor, Op.13, otherwise known as the Pathetique.

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Thu 18 Aug 2011 10:00