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Angela Hewitt - Bach, Beethoven

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 December 2013

Angela Hewitt plays Bach English Suites and Beethoven Piano Sonatas at Wigmore Hall
Widely acclaimed for her performances of Bach, the Canadian-born pianist juxtaposes two of the composer's keyboard suites with two contrasting Beethoven sonatas.

Presented by Martin Handley live from Wigmore Hall

J S Bach: English Suite No. 3 in G minor BWV808

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 18 in Eb Op. 31 No. 3

at c. 8.15pm During the interval, an award winning recording of Bach's Orchestral Suite no.2 BWV 1067 from Freiburg Baroque.

c. 8.35pm
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F# Op. 78

J S Bach: English Suite No. 6 in D minor BWV811

Angela Hewitt (piano)

And tonight's Wigmore Hall concert is followed at approximately 9.30pm by an award winning recording of Bach's Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor BWV 1067 from Freiburg Baroque.

Bach Cantata for Advent, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 62
Sibylla Rubens (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass)
Collegium Vocale, Ghent, Philippe Herreweghe.

Music Played

2 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Bach Advent Cantata Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 62

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    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Bach Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor


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