Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough

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Stephen Hough (born November 22, 1961) is a British-born classical pianist, composer and writer. He became an Australian citizen in 2005 and thus has dual nationality. Hough was born in Heswall (then in Cheshire) on the Wirral Peninsula, and grew up in Hoylake, where he began piano lessons at the age of five. 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.

Stephen Hough in Recital [2009]
  • 1. Variations sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54 (10:45)
  • 2. Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato (8:22)
  • 3. Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile (16:24)
  • 4. Aufforderung zum Tanz, J. 260 Op. 65 (8:04)
  • 5. Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64 No. 2 (3:22)
  • 6. Waltz in a-Flat Major, Op. 34 No. 1 (5:41)
  • 7. Valse Nonchalante, Op. 110 (3:34)
  • 8. Feuillet d'album (1:32)
  • 9. La Plus Que Lente (4:15)
  • 10. Valse oubliée No. 1, S. 215/1 (3:01)
  • 11. Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke – Erster Mephisto-Walzer, "Mephisto Waltz No. 1", S. 514a (11:20)
  • 12. Matilda's Waltz (2:56)