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Sir Stephen Hough and friends - Live at Wigmore Hall

Admired not only as a pianist but also as a composer and writer, the recently knighted Sir Stephen’s talents as a songwriter are celebrated in a programme including a world première jointly commissioned by Wigmore Hall, The 92nd Street Y in New York and Tippet Rise in Montana. The evening’s varied song cycles set verses by Rainer Maria Rilke, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Oscar Wilde and more - including verses by Lady Antonia Fraser.

Sir Stephen Hough piano; Ailish Tynan soprano; Ema Nikolovska mezzo-soprano; Nicky Spence tenor; James Newby baritone; Alisdair Hogarth piano

Stephen Hough (b.1961)
Lady Antonia’s Songs
Dappled Things
Songs of Love and Loss
(world première)
Other Love Songs