• Wednesday, Oct 6, 2010

    Artist Update: Stephen Hough replaces Murray Perahia on November 18



    Mr. Perahia Cancels Fall Tour Due to Injury


    Carnegie Hall today announced that pianist Stephen Hough will replace pianist Murray Perahia in recital on Thursday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Mr. Perahia is recovering from a hand injury and regrets that he is therefore not able to undertake his fall recital tour. Mr. Hough will perform works by Beethoven, Janácek, Scriabin, and Liszt. Complete program information is listed below.

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    Pianist Stephen Hough is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive pianists of his generation, In 2001, he was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. Mr. Hough has appeared with many of the major European and American orchestras and plays recitals regularly in major halls and concert series around the world. Recent engagements include performances with the New York and London philharmonics, the London and San Francisco symphony orchestras, a US tour with the Russian National Orchestra led by Vladimir Jurowski, and a worldwide televised performance with the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle. Mr. Hough is also an avid writer and composer. In addition to scholarly and critically-acclaimed CD liner notes and articles for music publications, he has written for The Guardian, The Times, and was invited by the Telegraph Media Group in December 2008 to start a cultural blog. A resident of London, Mr. Hough is a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London and holds the International Chair of Piano Studies at his alma mater, the Royal Northern College in Manchester, England. Mr. Hough last performed in recital at Carnegie Hall in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on February 12, 2009.

    Program Information
    Thursday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage

    LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight"
    LEOŠ JANÁCEK Sonata 1.X.1905, From the Street
    ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Sonata No. 4, Op. 30
    ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
    FRANZ LISZT Sonata in B Minor

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    ***Please note that this update supersedes previous press materials related to this concert.***

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