POSTCARDS FROM ITALY: A Visit to the Fazioli Factory and time in Venice

Since the fall, Portland Piano International has been promoting a one-of-a-kind trip to Italy. The primary purpose of our excursion was to experience the renowned Trasimeno Music Festival, curated by founder and artistic director Angela Hewitt. But first, we had three days in and around Venice. The highlight of that portion of the trip was a private tour of the Fazioli Factory in the small city of Sacile.

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Angela Hewitt: An Audience Perspective

Portland Piano International’s 2018-19 season ended with the return of Angela Hewitt to the Lincoln Hall stage, a much-anticipated event for many in Portland. She is much beloved by this city – and she loves us back – and Portland responded to her arrival with a full house. Her recitals were on the evening of Friday, May 3 and the afternoon of Sunday, May 5, with programs dedicated entirely to the music of JS Bach; Angela is considered one of the most prominent Bach interpreters on the piano.

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