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Angela Hewitt - Couperin, Faure, Rameau

Renowned pianist Angela Hewitt plays an all-French programme at the Wigmore Hall in London. With excerpts from Couperin's Pieces de clavecin, Faure nocturnes and a Rameau suite.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London

Presented by Catherine Bott

Known for her refined performances of Bach's repertoire, pianist Angela Hewitt brings the same sensitivity and finesse to her interpretations of French music.

Her Wigmore Hall programme features selections from Couperin's four published books of harpsichord music, as well as Faure Nocturnes and Rameau's Suite in A minor.

Couperin (from Second livre de pièces de clavecin, 6e ordre):
Les moissoneurs
Les langueurs-tendres
Les Baricades mistérieuses
Le moucheron
(from Troisième livre de pièces de clavecin, 14e ordre):
Le rossignol-en-amour
(from Quatrième livre de pièces de clavecin, 26e ordre):
La pantomime
(from Seconde livre de pièces de clavecin, 8e ordre):
Passacaille

Fauré
Thème et Variations in C# minor Op. 73

8.15pm INTERVAL

Fauré
Nocturne No. 5 in Bb Op. 37
Nocturne No. 6 in Db Op. 63
Nocturne No. 13 in B minor Op. 119

Rameau
Suite in A minor from Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin

Angela Hewitt (piano).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Angela Hewitt

    • François Couperin

      'Les Moissoneurs', 'Les Langueurs-tendres', 'Les Baricades misterieuses' & 'Le Moucheron'

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • François Couperin

      'La Pantomime' from Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 26

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • François Couperin

      'Le Rossignol-en-amour' Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 14

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • François Couperin

      'Passacaille' Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 8

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Theme and variations in C sharp minor Op.73 for piano

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

  • Music Interval

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    'Presto' from Concerto no. 5 in F minor BWV.1056 for keyboard and string orchestra

    Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano Performer: Richard TOGNETTI - Musical Director Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67308.
  • Robert Schumann

    Introduction and allegro appassionato in G major Op.92 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Hannu LINTU Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano Performer: German S O Berlin

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67885.
  • Angela Hewitt

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Nocturne no. 5 in B flat major Op.37 for piano

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Nocturne no. 6 in D flat major Op.63 for piano

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Nocturne no. 13 in B minor Op.119 for piano

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin ou Seconde livre [1728]

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      'Sarabande' from French suite no. 5 in G major BWV.816 for keyboard

      Performer: Angela HEWITT - Piano

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