• Date and time: Wednesday 6 October 2021, 7.30pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to the public
  • Admission: £20; concessions £18; students £5

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Event details

Alan Rawsthorne     Bagatelles
Schumann    Kreisleriana, op. 16
Hough    Partita
Chopin    Ballade no. 3 in A-flat, op. 47
Chopin   Nocturne in F-sharp, op. 15, no. 2
Chopin   Nocturne in E-flat, op. 9. no. 2
Chopin    Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 31

About the performer

Stephen Hough is one of the finest pianists of his age. His playing combines a formidable virtuosity with delicacy and profound intimacy. A celebrated polymath, he is also a renowned writer, composer and artist. His programme opens with Alan Rawsthorne’s four short Bagatelles which were written for Hough’s teacher Gordon Green. Hough’s recently composed Partita follows one of the best-loved works in the romantic repertoire, Schumann’s Kreisleriana, and the concert closes with a selection of pieces by Chopin which beautifully demonstrates Hough’s ability to masterly integrate lyrical episodes with moments of frenzied virtuosity.

‘The most perfect piano playing conceivable’ (The Guardian)


Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible