Stephen Hough performs for music series

Pianist brings his style of music to the Gallagher theater | September 27, 2002

World-renowned classical pianist Stephen Hough performs Sunday, Sept. 29, at 2:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center for the piano, guitar, and jazz series. He is performing works by composers such as Johannes Brahms, Kenneth Leighton, Francis Poulenc and Robert Schumann. From highly acclaimed performances in recital halls with the world’s finest orchestras, to particular interest in works by pianist-composers, Stephen Hough’s music combines the imagination of the past with the scholarship of the present. Hough is the 2001 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Since winning first prize in the Namburg International Piano Competition in 1983, he has performed with American and European orchestras. This season he has made appearances with the Minnesota and National Arts Centre orchestras, as well as the National, Toronto, and Houston symphonies. With over 30 recordings, Hough’s 1998 release “New York Variations” was noted as the best classical album of the year by “TIME” magazine. Tickets for the show are $14. Senior citizens receive a $3 discount and any student with an ID is free. For more information call 513 745-3161. For past stories on this topic, click here.