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Hough Plays Rachmaninov and Bowen

Performances given by pianist Stephen Hough. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 18. York Bowen: Piano Sonata No 5 in F minor, Op 72.

Three virtuoso pianist composers in one programme. Stephen Hough - himself an accomplished composer - in a complete performance of the work discussed earlier this evening by Tom Service and Lucy Parham in "The Listening Service", Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto. This is paired with the dramatic and virtuosic 5th Sonata by his younger contemporary, York Bowen. Bowen has often unfairly been dubbed "the English Rachmaninov", but in this sonata, at least, the comparison does neither composer an injustice.

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 18
Stephen Hough, piano
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
conductor Andrew Litton

York Bowen: Piano Sonata No 5 in F minor, Op 72
Stephen Hough, piano.

1 hour

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Sun 11 Sep 2016 23:30

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • HYPERION.
  • York Bowen

    Sonata No. 5 in F Minor, Op 72

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.

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