Chamber Music Soundscapes: Angela Hewitt & Members Of The Royal Scottish National Orchestra
24th August 2020
The Edinburgh International Festival opens the doors of its home, The Hub on Castlehill, to a series of specially filmed performances from leading chamber musicians. The recorded performances are available for free, with new performances every Monday to Friday from 10-28 August. The recordings are also relayed to speakers scattered across Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens for listeners to enjoy.
Canadian-born pianist Angela Hewitt is a major figure among world-class pianists, praised for her light-footed accounts of Baroque music, especially Bach. She is joined by members of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for Bach's Prelude and Fugue in A minor and Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
Angela Hewitt (piano) & Members of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra:
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV894
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (arr Vinzenz Lachner for piano & string quintet)
Maya Iwabuchi (violin)
Lena Zeliszewska (violin)
Tom Dunn (viola)
Aleksei Kiseliov (cello)
Margarida Castro (double bass)