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Stephen Hough, piano (Honolulu Chamber Music Series)

October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm

Stephen Hough, piano (Honolulu Chamber Music Series)

A renaissance man of his time, Stephen Hough has secured a reputation as a uniquely insightful concert pianist with a long-standing international following as a writer and composer as well. In 2001, he became the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He’s appeared with most of the major European and American orchestras and plays recitals regularly in major halls and concert series around the world.

Many of Mr. Hough’s catalogue of over 50 albums have garnered international prizes including the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis, Diapason d’Or, Monde de la Musique, several Grammy nominations, eight Gramophone Magazine Awards including ‘Record of the Year’ in 1996 and 2003, and the Gramophone ‘Gold Disc’ Award in 2008, which named his complete Saint-Saens Piano Concertos as the best recording of the past 30 years. His 2012 recording of the complete Chopin Waltzes received the Diapason d’Or de l’Annee, France’s most prestigious recording award. His 2005 live recording of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos was the fastest selling recording in Hyperion’s history, while his 1987 recording of the Hummel concertos remains Chandos’ best-selling disc to date. His most recent releases, all for Hyperion, include Grieg Lyric Pieces; a recording of his mass, “Missa Mirabilis,” with the Colorado Symphony and Andrew Litton; a recital disc with Steven Isserlis including Mr. Hough’s Sonata for cello and piano (Les Adieux); a solo recital of Scriabin and Janacek; and the Dvorak and Schumann concertos with the CBSO and Andris Nelsons.

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Part of the Honolulu Chamber Music Series.

6:30 p.m. – Pre-concert talk
7:30 p.m. – Performance

Purchase tickets online: $45 General Admission, $20 Students, or call 808.956-8246.

Performance is eligible for Mus 199 concert attendance credit.


October 27, 2017
7:30 pm
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Honolulu Chamber Music Series
808 956-8246


Orvis Auditorium at UH Mānoa
2411 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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