Stephen Andrew Gill Hough; 22 November 1961, Heswall, Wirral Peninsula
Stephen Hough is a British-born classical pianist, composer and writer. He became an Australian citizen in 2005 and thus has dual nationality.
Johannes Brahms – First Piano Concerto • Budapest Festival Orchestra, Conductor Ivan Fischer (1961)
In 1978, he was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition and won the piano section. In 1982, he won the Terence Judd Award in England. In 1983, he took first prize at the Naumburg International Piano Competition in New York.
Franz Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No. 1 Henry Wood Hall, London (1987)
As recitalist Hough has appeared on the major stages of the world including Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, Chicago’s Symphony Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hal and the main stage of the Concertgebouw. He has appeared at festivals worldwide including Verbier, Salzburg, La Roque d’Antheron, Edinburgh, Aldeburgh, the BBC Proms, Mostly Mozart (New York), Sapporo, Ravinia, Blossom, Tanglewood, Aspen, Hollywood Bowl and Saratoga.
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5, „Emperor” (2017)
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Stephen Andrew Gill Hough; 22 noiembrie 1961, Heswall, Wirral Peninsula
Stephen Hough este un pianist clasic, compozitor și scriitor britanic. A devenit cetățean australian în 2005 și are astfel dublă naționalitate.
În 1978, a fost finalist în competiția BBC Young Musicician of the Year și a câștigat secțiunea de pian. În 1982, a câștigat premiul Terence Judd în Anglia. În 1983, a obținut premiul I la Concursul international de pian Naumburg din New York.
Chopin – Piano Concerto No 2 in F Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Edo de Waart, (1996)
Hough a dat recitaluri pe scenele importante ale lumii: Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, Chicago’s Symphony Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hal sau Concertgebouw. A apărut la festivaluri din întreaga lume, ca Verbier, Salzburg, La Roque d’Antheron, Edinburgh, Aldeburgh, the BBC Proms, Mostly Mozart (New York), Sapporo, Ravinia, Blossom, Tanglewood, Aspen, Hollywood Bowl și Saratoga.
Johannes Brahms – Piano Concerto no. 2 • Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Han-Na Chang