Stephen Hough joins Marin Alsop
and the London Philharmonic Orchestra,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
Stephen Hough has been steeping himself in the two familiar Liszt piano concertos lately. Hard on the heels of his recording with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Litton comes a series of concerts with Marin Alsop and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Nottingham performance (Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK, 9 February 2012) bore out some of the comments, in reviews of the CD, on the freshness of Hough's approach. This was not just another canter round the track for a couple of hackneyed warhorses...
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