Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
One of the most distinctive artistsÂ of his generation, Stephen Hough combines a distinguished career asÂ a pianistÂ with those of composer and writer. Named byÂ TheÂ EconomistÂ as one of Twenty LivingÂ Polymaths, Hough was the first classicalÂ performer to be awarded a MacArthur Fellowship and wasÂ made a Commander of theÂ Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Years Honours 2014.Â SinceÂ taking first prize at the 1983 NaumburgÂ Competition in New York, Hough hasperformed with many of theÂ world's majorÂ orchestras and has given recitals at the most prestigious concert halls. He isÂ a regularÂ guest at festivals such as Salzburg, La Roque dAnthÃ©ron, MostlyÂ Mozart, Edinburgh, and BBC Proms,Â where he has made twenty-five concertoÂ appearances.The most perfect piano playing conceivable.- The Guardian.Stephen Houghs steady ascent to the summit of his profession exhibits equally supremeÂ mastery of his instrument and the deep humanity from which it has flowered. - International Record ReviewThe Symphony Orchestra of India will not be performing at this concert.This is an NCPA presentation.Book now for the wonderful experience.