Programme 2023

  • Thursday 29 June | 19:30

    Opening concert: Angela Hewitt in recital

    at Oratorio di San Francesco dei Nobili, Perugia

    Angela Hewitt, piano
    Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann
    Gala Dinner following the concert in the gardens of the Oratorio di San Francesco dei Nobili, Perugia

  • Friday 30 June | 16:00

    Interview with Margaret Atwood

    at Sala dei Notari, Palazzo dei Priori, Perugia

    Margaret Atwood, author
    Eric Friesen, interviewer
    Eric Friesen in conversation with renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood.

  • Friday 30 June | 21:00

    The Music and Poetry of Love

    at Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

    Roger Allam*, reciter (*subject to availability)
    Angela Hewitt, piano
    An enchanting evening of poetry and music on the theme of LOVE.

  • Saturday 1 July | 21:00

    Songs for Murdered Sisters (European premiere)

    at Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

    Joshua Hopkins, baritone
    Tabea Debus, recorder
    Samuele Telari, accordion
    Angela Hewitt, fortepiano and piano
    Handel, Bach, Pärt, Dowland, Bartók, Villa-Lobos,
    and the European premiere of Jake Heggie’s song cycle, Songs for Murdered Sisters, to words by Margaret Atwood

    Pre-concert talk with Eric Friesen and the artists at 8 p.m.

  • Sunday 2 July | 21:00

    Chamber Music in Magione

    at Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

    Petrit Çeku, guitar and mandolin
    Benjamin Schmid, violin
    Florian Eggner, cello
    Angela Hewitt, fortepiano
    Beethoven, Mozart, Boccherini, Paganini
    Pre-concert talk with Eric Friesen and the artists at 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday 4 July | 21:00

    Bach and Beethoven with Schmid and Hewitt

    at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

    Benjamin Schmid, violin
    Angela Hewitt, piano
    Bach, Beethoven

  • Wednesday 5 July | 19:30

    Closing Concert of the Festival

    at Basilica di San Pietro, Perugia

    Jonathan Ferrucci - Julia Hamos - Angela Hewitt - Mishka Rushdie Momen, pianos
    Benjamin Schmid, violin
    Riccardo Cellacchi, flute
    Orchestra da Camera di Perugia
    Angela Hewitt, conductor
    Bach, Mozart, Mozart/Grieg
    Gala Dinner following the concert in the cloister of the Basilica di San Pietro, Perugia

  • Wednesday 28 June | 21:00

    Pre-Festival Concert

    at Piazza, Town of San Savino, Magione

    Bradley Smith, tenor
    Samuele Telari, accordion
    Angela Hewitt, piano
    Schubert, Liszt, Italian and English songs