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Performer: Stephen Hough

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ManchesterThe Hallé - Vaughan Williams' Sinfonia Antartica

© The Hallé
Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, Vaughan Williams
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Stephen Hough; Ladies of the Hallé Choir; Sophie Bevan

NottinghamThe Hallé with Sir Mark Elder and Stephen Hough, piano

© Sim Canetty-Clarke
Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, Wagner
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Stephen Hough

GlasgowAfternoon Performance: Stephen Hough Plays Liszt

Bartók, Liszt
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Stephen Hough

LondonThe great escape

The great escape
Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Ravel
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Stephen Hough

ReadingBach, Hough, Chopin, Busoni, Liszt

Bach, Hough, Chopin, Busoni, Liszt
Stephen Hough, Piano
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Perfect music for a summer evening

James Gaffigan © Daniela Kienzler
Excellent performances by James Gaffigan and The Cleveland Orchestra of music by Barber, Mendelssohn, and Sibelius made for an enjoyable summer evening at the Blossom Music Festival. Stephen Hough was an outstanding piano soloist.
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Mostly Mozart concludes with a deeply-felt Requiem

Louis Langrée © Mostly Mozart | Jennifer Taylor
The Mostly Mozart Festival ended its season with an all-Mozart program centered on the Requiem. Paired with that was a piano concerto with Stephen Hough and the rarely-heard Meistermusik.
****1
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Hough in exemplary Beethoven before Manze’s Antarctic tour

Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
Andrew Manze conducted the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in two English choral pieces; Stephen Hough brought a fitting conclusion to his Beethoven concerto cycle as artist-in-residence. 
*****
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Misty evocations and raw passion from Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Shimmering images from Debussy in his evocative Images had Stephen Hough oozing luminescence, with passion in Schumann and firing on all cylinders in Beethoven’s “Appassionata”.
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German Romanticism through a Debussian lens

Stephen Hough at Carnegie Hall in 2015 © Christopher Smith
Juxtaposing Debussy’s music with opuses by Schumann and Beethoven, Stephen Hough brought forward connection points one wouldn't have thought of.
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