Aspen Music Festival And School

Aspen Armchair Concerts: Stephen Hough piano

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J. S. BACH/BUSONI Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for Unaccompanied Violin in D minor, BWV 1004
R. SCHUMANN Fantasy in C major, op. 17
LISZT Funérailles from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, LW A158
LISZT Mephisto Waltz No. 1, LW A189
R. SCHUMANN Träumerei from Kinderszenen, op. 15

This event may be viewed on the AMFS Virtual Stage (past events) through January 14.

Combining a distinguished career as a pianist with those of composer and writer, Stephen Hough is regarded as a Renaissance man of his time. The first classical pianist to be awarded a MacArthur Fellowship and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), his mastery of the instrument has earned him a multitude of prestigious awards. Hough is a beloved Aspen performer who has been coming to the AMFS for many years with repertoire ranging from his own compositions to romantic recitals of Chopin/Liszt to Rachmaninoff Concertos.

The Aspen Music Festival and School is pleased to offer a series of virtual concerts created during the pandemic by musicians in the AMFS fold, both alumni and long-time performers.

These beautifully filmed and curated one-hour concerts are free and viewable for three days each from the comfort of your own home.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO