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Angela Hewitt, C.C.

London [United Kingdom]

Companion of the Order of Canada

Awarded on November 19, 2015;

Angela Hewitt, C.C., O.B.E.
London, United Kingdom
Companion of the Order of Canada

For her transformative interpretations of the piano repertoire, which have brought new life to the genre before a global audience.
This is a promotion within the Order.

Officer of the Order of Canada

Awarded on April 27, 2000; Invested on December 6, 2000

She is an internationally-acclaimed pianist and an esteemed musical ambassador for Canada. She has won several major national and international competitions. An artist with a vast repertoire, she is particularly known for her interpretations of Bach, and is committed to recording all of his major keyboard works. A founding member of Piano Six, a project which brings world-class pianists to Canada's rural communities, she continues to be generous with her time and devoted to the promotion of classical music.