The Trasimeno Music Festival Association presents:

The 4th International Angela Hewitt Masterclass, August 16 – 23, 2023 in Perugia, Italy, in partnership with the Istituto Musicale Diocesano G. Frescobaldi.

Angela Hewitt invites you to take part in her fourth International Piano Masterclass in beautiful Umbria. The chance to participate in a masterclass for a week with one of the most sought-after pianists in the world will be an inspiring event, not to be missed!

The venue for the masterclasses will be the Auditorium Marianum of the Istituto Musicale Diocesano G. Frescobaldi in Perugia, Corso Cavour 184. The masterclasses will be given in English.

500 € for active participants
(Scholarships perhaps available upon request)
100 € for auditors
50 € for auditors (under 25)
50 € for the four extra active participants at last session

Daily auditors:
20 € per day (adults)
10 € per day (under 25)
Per 3-hour Session:
10 € (adults)
5 € (under 25)

All applications for active participants must be received by March 23, 2023.
To avoid disappointment please apply early, as places for active participants are limited.
Active participants – Maximum 10 (plus four extra for the last session to play just one piece)
Active participants must be between 14 and 30 years of age. Any student under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Auditors may apply at any time.

Applications must be sent by email to:

All students wishing to perform as active participants in Angela Hewitt’s masterclass must submit recent (in the past 2 years) links to online videos of performances of two works from different periods. Auditors need not submit any links.

Angela Hewitt will choose the 10 participants for the full masterclass and the 4 for the final session. All of the participants will receive notification of acceptance by email no later than March 31, 2023.

A certificate of participation will be given to all active participants at the end of the course.
The tuition fee for active participants must be received no later than July 15, 2023. The method of payment will be given upon acceptance.

Accommodation and practise facilities
Practise facilities are available in the Istituto G. Frescobaldi where the course is held. The studios are open from 8:30 am to 9 pm.
For suggestions regarding accommodation, please contact us on:
If you are interested in sharing a room with another student, please let us know.

Masterclass repertoire
All active participants must prepare the following:
– One major work of J.S. Bach (not including The Goldberg Variations or The Art of Fugue), or 2 Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
– One Sonata of Mozart or Beethoven
– One work of Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, or Liszt
– Two own choice pieces (but not by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Medtner, Bach/Busoni or any other Bach transcriptions)
– One concerto for piano and orchestra by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Schumann, or Ravel

All works must be prepared from memory.

All week-long students will be expected to attend more than their own lessons. They must sit in to listen for either the morning or afternoon sessions.

Masterclass schedule:

August 16: 3-6 pm (Bach)

August 17: 10 am – 1 pm (Bach) and 3-6 pm (Bach)

August 18: 10 am – 1 pm and 3-6 pm (Classical Sonatas)

August 19: 10 am – 1 pm and 3-6 pm (Romantic repertoire)

August 20: 10 am – 1 pm and 3-6 pm (First own choice piece)

August 21: 10 am – 1 pm and 3-6 pm (Second own choice piece)

August 22: 10 am – 1 pm and 3-6 pm (Concertos)

August 23: 10 am – 1 pm: Three extra students performing Bach, Fauré, and Beethoven

August 23rd: 6-8 pm: Final Concert of the ten students

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on:

Previous events: Perugia 2016 / Spoleto 2014