St George's Hall Concert Room
Stephen Hough, piano
- Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)
- Images Set II
- Fantasie Op. 17
- La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (from Préludes Book II)
- Images Set I
- Piano Sonata No. 23, Appassionata
As part of his Liverpool residency, Stephen Hough presents a specially-devised solo recital that explores every side of his artistic personality: thinker, communicator and supreme virtuoso. There’s Beethoven, of course: the great ‘Appassionata’ sonata. But there’s Debussy too – in Hough’s own words, “a romantic, an individual who expresses emotion. But he's looking to modernize”. Expect performances of unique insight from one of the few living musicians to have been awarded a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.
Stephen Hough’s steady ascent to the summit of his profession exhibits equally supreme mastery of his instrument and the deep humanity from which it has flowered.
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