Angela Hewitt's "Art of Fugue" debuts at #7 on Billboard Classical chart
Angela Hewitt’s eagerly anticipated recording of Bach’s ultimate masterpiece, The Art of Fugue, is destined to be the crowning achievement of her Bach cycle for Hyperion Records — a revelatory recording and performing project which has taken her all over the world and won her international acclaim and millions of dedicated fans. With decades of experience behind her, she breathes fresh air into the most complex keyboard-writing of Bach, bringing it to life with crystalline clarity and thoughtful sincerity.
The album, which demonstrates "the extent of her evolution as a Bach player" (Gramophone), debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Classical Chart this week.
"A delicate and pianistically colored recording, befitting a brilliant pianist"
- The Buffalo News
"Her long-term immersion in the music of Bach really pays dividends."
- BBC Music Magazine
"a world-class performer at the top of her game."
- American Record Guide