Orpheus & Angela Hewitt

Orpheus & Angela Hewitt

J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concertos

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Wed, Nov 16 | 8 PM

“An instant link from head and heart to fingertips”

—The New York Times

The internationally acclaimed, Grammy-Award winning, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra returns to the Morris Museum after their SOLD-OUT performance last April. Joined by one of the foremost interpreters of Bach’s music, Angela Hewitt, Orpheus will undertake a total of four keyboard and one flute concerto in the intimacy of the Bickford Theatre.

Leadership support is provided by Will and Mary Leland.


Angela Hewitt, piano
BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055
BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053
BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
BACH: Concerto for flute, violin, keyboard in A minor (“Triple”), BWV 1044
BACH: Keyboard Concerto No.7 in G minor, BWV 1058

About the Pianist

One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt appears in recital and as soloist with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Asia. Her interpretations of the music of J.S. Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time.

Angela’s award-winning cycle for Hyperion Records of all the major keyboard works of Bach has been described as “one of the record glories of our age” (The Sunday Times). Begun in 1994, it culminated with her much-awaited recording of Bach’s Art of Fugue in 2014 which immediately hit the charts in the UK and USA. Her extensive discography also includes solo recordings of Scarlatti, Handel, Couperin, Rameau, Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Fauré, Debussy, Chabrier, Ravel, Granados and Messiaen. She has won four Juno Awards, including one for her album of Mozart Concertos with Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra. Other concerto recordings include the complete Bach Concertos with the Australian Chamber Orchestra; the works for piano and orchestra of Schumann with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; and Messiaen’s mammoth Turangalila Symphony with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, Angela was inducted into Gramophone Magazine’s “Hall of Fame”, reflecting her popularity with music lovers around the world. Recent releases include her second recording of Bach’s Six Partitas, made over twenty years after the first, and the penultimate CD in her complete cycle of Beethoven Sonatas. For more about Angela Hewitt, click here.

Ticket & Visitor Information

Face masks are required for all patrons while inside the Bickford Theatre. This policy is subject to change at any time. Please check back on our website or call the box office for our current policy before your scheduled performance date. For assistance and to make purchases by phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.

Photo courtesy of K. Saunders.

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