Mon June 23, 2014
Renaissance Man, Pianist Stephen Hough, Explores "The Night" in His New CD
Once named by The Economist magazine as one of the world’s 20 living polymaths, pianist Stephen Hough pursues a variety of interests, from music to poetry to painting. In 2001 he became the first classical music performer to win the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Fellowship. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more on this versatile artist, and his most recent CD.
In this 2013 video, Stephen Hough performs Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with BBC Symphony Orchestra