P0009. STEPHEN HOUGH: My Favorite Things, incl. Friedman, Dohnanyi, Paderewski, Chopin, Woodforde-Finden, MacDowell, Quilter, Moszkowski, Palmgren, Rosenthal, etc. (England) Nimbus 2540, recorded 1987, 92nd Street Y, New York. Final Copy. - 0710357254024
“With a singular artistic vision that transcends musical fashions and trends, Stephen Hough is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive pianists of his generation. As recitalist Stephen Hough has appeared on the major stages of the world. As chamber musician Stephen Hough has worked with Steven Isserlis, Joshua Bell, Michael Collins and Tabea Zimmermann, as well as the Juilliard Quartet, the Emerson Quartet, the Takacs Quartet, and the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
Stephen Hough is also a composer and transcriber, and often includes his own works in his recitals. The premiere of his cello concerto THE LONELIEST WILDERNESS, written for Steven Isserlis, took place in March 2007 with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Stephen Hough is an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London, where is a visiting professor of piano. He is also Fellow of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where he is the International Chair of piano studies. In recognition of his achievements, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2001, joining prominent writers and scientists who have made significant contributions in their fields. In 2009 he was named by The Economist and Intelligent Life magazines as one of 20 living polymaths. In 2010 he was named Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards. He was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Liverpool in 2011.”
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