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Hough’s impeccable ear for the inner voice, his way with line, the sheer musicality of his approach came through with crystal clarity. He’s truly an exquisite player. Musical America, August 2016
  • Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2
  • Mussorgsky Prelude to Khovanshchina

Thrill to the music of the last great romantic composer, in this evening dedicated to the works of Sergei Rachmaninoff. A son of imperial Russia, Rachmaninoff sought to express his country’s innermost soul, “with its overtones of suffering and unrest, its pastoral but tragic beauty, its ancient and enduring glory.” No pianist captures the music’s essence better than Stephen Hough, named International Artist of the Year in 2016 by Limelight Magazine and one of the 25 “Best Piano Players of All Time” by Classic FM. Hear why Hough’s 2005 live recording of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos became the fastest selling album in the history of Hyperion Records.

“Hough is simply one of the most interesting musicians around.” — Boston Globe​

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30 Apr

1 May

2 May

  • 8:00 PM

3 May

  • 8:00 PM

4 May

5 May

6 May

Duration

Performance is approximately 2 hours including intermission.

video: Stephen Hough Warms Up
Stephen Hough Warms Up
Stephen Hough © Robert Torres
Stephen Hough © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Klaus Makela © Heikki Tuuli

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