Mon Jul 31 19:00

Angela Hewitt: Bach & Mozart Extravaganza!

For one night only, Ottawa’s darling piano virtuoso Angela Hewitt returns to Chamberfest ready to wow. As “one of those rare musicians who … get something into their heads and hearts and find it at their fingertips instantaneously,” (The New York Times) Angela Hewitt is pure expressive joy. Hewitt combines forces with Chamberfest Artists-in-Residence and the Chamberfest Festival Orchestra to present Mozart’s Woodwind Quintet and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, featuring violinist Jessica Linnebach and flutist Joanna G’froerer.  Finally, Chamberfest pulls out all the stops for Mozart’s epic Concerto for Three Pianos, interpreted by Hewitt, Silvie Cheng, and Katherine Dowling. Don’t miss this performance of seldom-heard works by stellar musicians; this combination will never be seen again!


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791): Quintet in Eb major for Piano and Winds, K. 452
I. Largo – Allegro moderato
II. Larghetto
III. Allegretto

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
I. Allegro
II. Affettuoso
III. Allegro


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra in F major, No. 7, K. 242
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondeau. Tempo di Minuetto

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This concert is presented with the kind support of Marg Campbell.


Chamberfest Festival Orchestra


Anna Petersen
Aleh Remezau


Lauren Anker
Olivier Brisson


Sheila Jaffé
Emily Westell
Martine Dubé
Winston Webber
Renee London
Oleg Chelpanov


Paul Casey
Olivier Philippe-August
Tovin Allers


Karen Kang
Raphael Weinroth-Browne

Double Bass

Max Cardilli


Mélisande Mcnabney

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