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Ensemble

Mesmerising Stillness

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...

Copyright © 15 February 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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MARIN ALSOP

LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

FRANZ LISZT

JOHANNES BRAHMS

ANTONIN DVORAK

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

PIANO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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