Angela Hewitt plays the Goldberg Variations


Since she was young, the Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt dedicated herself to the oeuvre of Johann Sebastian Bach with great passion and conviction. She has recorded all of his piano pieces on CD and performed them to audiences around the world in countless concerts. For her merits for this great composer, Hewitt is the first ever female recipient of the renowned Leipzig Bach Medal. On this occasion, she played Bach’s Goldberg Variations at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, at the authentic place where Bach served as Thomas Cantor and is buried.

Additional Info

  • No: 8782
  • Composer: J.S. Bach
  • Production year: 2020
  • Run time: 01:25:00
  • Producers: Accentus Music in co-production with ZDF/Arte
  • Format: 4K
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