Guest host Claudia Garcia de la Huerta welcomed the award winning artist who's in town to perform with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the University of Winnipeg's chamber Concert series Virtuosi. Missed it? Watch the video here!
An Officer of the Order of Canada, National Arts Centre Award winner and a Governor General's Perfrorming Arts Award winner, Angela Hewitt is not only considered one of the top pianist of the world, she is also considered one of the top interpreters of Bach.
She is in Winnipeg this weekend to perform three concerts. Two with The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra where we'll hear hear this great Canadian in two of her specialties: the Spanish flare of Manuel de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain plus Ravel’s jazz-infused Piano Concerto in G.
On Sunday afternoon, she performs an intimate solo concert with Virtuosi where the program wil feature Bach, Scarlatti, Ravel and more! (This concert is sold out by the way)
Guest host Claudia Garcia de la Huerta sat down with the beloved Canadian pianist to talk about her journey as a pianist and this weekend's concerts.
To get YOUR tickets to this weekend's Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra concerts featuring Angela Hewitt and guest conductor Benjamin Wallfisch, go to wso.ca.
There are two concerts--Friday night and Saturday night @ 8 PM at the Centennial Concert Hall.
Sunday afternoon's Virtuosi concert is sold out.