Stephen Hough

One of the most distinctive artists of his generation, Stephen Hough combines a distinguished career as a pianist with those of composer and writer. He was named by The Economist as one of Twenty Living Polymaths. He is the winner of numerous awards and was made a CBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List.
Hough has performed with many of the world’s major orchestras and has given recitals at the most prestigious concert halls. He has composed works for orchestra, choir, chamber ensemble and solo piano. Also a noted author, he regular contributes articles for The Guardian, The Times, Gramophone and BBC Music Magazine, and wrote a blog for The Telegraph for 7 years.
He lives in London, where he is a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music.