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Stephen Hough, piano

Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00PM

Stephen Hough, piano


Stephen Hough, piano

BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
SCHUMANN: Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
LISZT: Funérailles
LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen, Op. 15, mvt. 7, “Träumerei”

Regarded as a Renaissance man of his time, Stephen Hough has a reputation as a uniquely insightful concert pianist and also as a writer and composer. Mr. Hough is commended for his mastery of the instrument as well as an individual and inquisitive mind that has earned him a multitude of prestigious awards and a longstanding international following. In 2001, Mr. Hough became the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He was awarded the 2008 Northwestern University’s Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano and went on to win the Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist Award in 2010. In December 2013 Mr. Hough was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE).