March 19, 2024
Sir Stephen Hough in Concert
Presented by Perspective Festival
- Tuesday, March 19 - 7:30pm
The Perspective Festival is pleased to present Sir Stephen Hough in Concert.
Named by The Economist as one of Twenty Living Polymaths, Sir Stephen Hough combines a distinguished career and a longstanding international following as a pianist with those of composer and writer. The first classical pianist to be awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honors 2014 and was awarded a Knighthood for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday honours 2022.
In the 22/23 season Hough performs over 90 concerts across five continents. Recent and upcoming orchestral highlights include return appearances with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, Orchestre National de France, Vienna Symphony, London Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Finnish Radio as well as with the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center, the St. Louis, Cincinnati, Detroit and Houston symphonies and the New York Philharmonic.Mr. Hough is a regular guest at festivals such as Salzburg, Mostly Mozart, Edinburgh, La Roque-d’Atheron, Aldeburgh and the BBC Proms, where he has made 29 appearances. In June 2020, he returned to London’s Wigmore Hall to give the UK’s first live classical music concert in a major venue since the nationwide lockdown earlier that year. Recent and upcoming recital highlights include a return to London’s Royal Festival Hall (International Piano Series) and performances at Caramoor and in Paris Sydney, Atlanta, Toronto, Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and New York City’s 92nd Street Y.
Stephen Hough resides in London and is an Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society, a Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Music and at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, holds the International Chair of Piano Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, and is on the faculty of The Juilliard School in New York.
Tickets are $88 including fees and taxes for single tickets. A limited number of seats are available in the Exclusive Circle for $125 which includes a reception and a glass of champagne. These are indicated by the yellow seats on the map. Seating is assigned.