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St George's Bristol
|Fugal artistry II: Angela Hewitt completes Bach's The Art of Fugue|
|In the week when Culture Secretary Maria Miller told arts organisations across the UK to show her the money, it seems inappropriate to begin this review by commenting on the length of concert intervals – they are, after all, vital for venues to make a few pounds selling drinks to a culture-thirsty clientele. Nonetheless, the period separating the two halves of Angela Hewitt’s Art of Fugue performance was considerably longer than St George’s Bristol’s customary 25-minute break. Six months had passed since Hewitt began her journey through Bach’s fugal masterpiece, which I was fortunate enough to witness last October.|
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