San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Stephen Hough, piano
Debussy La plus que lente
Chopin Four Ballades
Debussy Children’s Corner
Debussy L’isle joyeuse
Since winning first prize in the Naumburg International Piano Competition in 1983, Stephen Hough has appeared regularly with most of the major American and European orchestras under a range of leading conductors. He has also compiled an extensive list of recordings that have received four Grammy nominations and eight Gramophone Awards—including two ‘Record of the Year’ awards. In 2001 Mr. Hough was the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant."
From highly acclaimed performances of central repertoire to an interest in contemporary and neglected nineteenth-century works, Steven Hough integrates the imagination and pianistic color of the past with the scholarship and intellectual rigor of the present, illuminating the very essence of the music he plays.
When & Where
Friends of Chamber Music of Miami
Friends of Chamber Music of Miami, Inc. (FOCM) is dedicated to the presentation of chamber music as performed by the world's greatest chamber ensembles. South Florida’s longest-running chamber music series, FOCM has a two-fold mission: to showcase the most outstanding artists and to build appreciative audiences among people of all ages. FOCM also offers outstanding educational opportunities for South Florida’s advanced music students.
Since 1955, FOCM has presented such world renowned ensembles as the Budapest, Juilliard, Guarneri, Emerson, Cleveland and Ehnes Quartets; the internationally acclaimed Beaux Arts and Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trios; and outstanding recitalists such as Nikolai Lugansky, James Ehnes, Radu Lupu, Roberto Diaz, Cyprien Katsaris, Stephen Hough and Valentina Lisitsa. The series’ concerts are performed at the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall, the Coral Gables Congregational Church and other acoustically superb venues in the area.