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Osborne, Steven (piano)
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Steven Osborne (piano)

Steven Osborne is one of Britain’s most highly regarded pianists. His awards and prizes have included a Gramophone Award in 2009 (he was also a finalist in the BBC Music Magazine Awards in the same year), the German Schallplattenpreis (three times), and first prize at both the Naumburg International Competition in New York and the Clara Haskil Competition.

Steven Osborne’s international career takes him to all corners of the globe. In 1995 he made his debut tour of Japan which included a recital at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, and he returns regularly to the city. He has developed a strong reputation in the USA, making his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2005 and most recently performing with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In Europe he has given recitals at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Konzerthaus Vienna, Philharmonie Berlin, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels and Musikhalle Hamburg and has worked with orchestras including the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Danish Radio Symphony, Finnish Radio Symphony, Residentie Orkest and NDR Sinfonieorchester Hannover.

A regular soloist on the UK concert platform, Steven Osborne performs with the major British orchestras, especially with the Philharmonia, City of Birmingham and BBC Scottish Symphony orchestras. His concerts are regularly broadcast by the BBC and he performs every year at Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh Festival and has made numerous appearances at the BBC Proms. Steven is also a committed chamber musician, and performs regularly with German cellist Alban Gerhardt.

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Albums

Hyperion monthly sampler – December 2014
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Alkan & Chopin: Cello Sonatas
CDA67624
Alkan: Esquisses Op 63
Studio Master: CDA67377Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Beethoven: Bagatelles
Studio Master: CDA67879Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas
CDA67662
Britten: Cello Symphony, Cello Sonata & Cello Suites
Studio Master: CDA67941/22CDsStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Britten: Piano Concerto
CDA67625
Chopin & Alkan: Cello Sonatas
CDA67624
Debussy: Préludes
CDA67530
Kapustin: Piano Music, Vol. 1
CDA67159
Liszt: Harmonies poétiques et religieuses
Studio Master: CDA674452CDs for the price of 1Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Mackenzie & Tovey: Piano Concertos
CDA67023
Medtner & Rachmaninov: Piano Sonatas
Studio Master: CDA67936Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
CDA67816
Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus
Studio Master: CDA67351/22CDsStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Messiaen: Visions de l'Amen
CDA67366
Musorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition; Prokofiev: Visions fugitives & Sarcasms
Studio Master: CDA67896Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Prokofiev: Violin Sonatas
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Prokofiev: Visions fugitives & Sarcasms; Musorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition
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Rachmaninov & Medtner: Piano Sonatas
Studio Master: CDA67936Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Rachmaninov: 24 Preludes
CDA67700
Rachmaninov: 24 Preludes
CDA30015Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music
CDA67731/22CDs
Schnittke & Shostakovich: Cello Sonatas
CDA67534
Schubert: Piano Duets
CDA67665
Shostakovich & Schnittke: Cello Sonatas
CDA67534
Stravinsky: Complete music for piano & orchestra
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Tippett: Piano Concerto
CDA67461/22CDs
Tovey & Mackenzie: Piano Concertos
CDA67023
Hyperion monthly sampler – July 2014
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Complete works available for download

CHARLES-VALENTIN ALKAN (1813-1888)
48 Esquisses, Op 63
Cello Sonata in E major, Op 47with Alban Gerhardt (cello)
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Allegretto in B minor, WoO61
Allegretto quasi andante in G minor, WoO61a
Bagatelle in B flat major, WoO60
Bagatelle in C major, WoO56
Bagatelle in C minor, WoO52
Eleven Bagatelles, Op 119
Klavierstück in A minor 'Für Elise', WoO59
Piano Sonata in C major 'Waldstein', Op 53
Piano Sonata in C minor 'Pathétique', Op 13
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op 27 No 2
Piano Sonata in G major, Op 79
Seven Bagatelles, Op 33
Six Bagatelles, Op 126
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Diversions, Op 21with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
Piano Concerto in D major, Op 13
Sonata for cello and piano in C, Op 65with Alban Gerhardt (cello)
Young Apollo, Op 16with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 65with Alban Gerhardt (cello)
CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Préludes I, L125
Préludes II, L131
NIKOLAI KAPUSTIN (b1937)
Sonata No 1 'Sonata-Fantasia', Op 39
Sonata No 2, Op 54
FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886)
Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S173
SIR ALEXANDER CAMPBELL MACKENZIE (1847-1935)
Scottish Concerto, Op 55with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
NIKOLAI MEDTNER (1880-1951)
Skazki, Op 20
Sonata in B flat minor 'Sonata Romantica', Op 53 No 1
OLIVIER MESSIAEN (1908-1992)
Fantaisie burlesque
Pièce pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas
Rondeau
Turangalîla-Symphoniewith Cynthia Millar (ondes Martenot), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus
Visions de l'Amenwith Martin Roscoe (piano)
MODEST MUSORGSKY (1839-1881)
Pictures from an Exhibition
SERGE PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Five Melodies, Op 35biswith Alina Ibragimova (violin)
Sarcasms, Op 17
Violin Sonata No 1 in F minor, Op 80with Alina Ibragimova (violin)
Violin Sonata No 2 in D major, Op 94biswith Alina Ibragimova (violin)
Visions fugitives, Op 22
SERGEI RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36
Preludes, Op 23
Preludes, Op 32
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42
MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937)
À la manière de Borodine
À la manière de Chabrier
Gaspard de la nuit
Jeux d'eau
La valse
Le tombeau de Couperin
Menuet antique
Menuet in C sharp minor
Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn
Miroirs
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Prélude
Sérénade grotesque
Sonatine
Valses nobles et sentimentales
ALFRED SCHNITTKE (1934-1998)
Sonata for cello and piano No 1with Alban Gerhardt (cello)
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Allegro in A minor 'Lebensstürme', D947with Paul Lewis (piano)
Fantasie in F minor, D940with Paul Lewis (piano)
Fugue in E minor, D952with Paul Lewis (piano)
Rondo in A major, D951with Paul Lewis (piano)
Variations on an original theme in A flat major, D813with Paul Lewis (piano)
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Moderatowith Alban Gerhardt (cello)
Sonata for cello and piano in D minor, Op 40with Alban Gerhardt (cello)
IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)
Canon on a Russian Popular Tunewith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
Capricciowith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
Concerto for piano and wind instrumentswith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
Movementswith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor)
SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT (1905-1998)
Fantasia on a theme of Handelwith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
Piano Concertowith BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
Piano Sonata No 1
Piano Sonata No 2
Piano Sonata No 3
Piano Sonata No 4
SIR DONALD FRANCIS TOVEY (1875-1940)
Piano Concerto in A major, Op 15with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

«General Lavine»—excentric: Dans le style et le mouvement d'un Cake-Walk  
24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Op 53 (Kapustin)
48 Esquisses, Op 63 (Alkan)
À la manière de Borodine (Ravel)
À la manière de Chabrier (Ravel)
Alborada del gracioso  
Allegretto in B minor, WoO61 (Beethoven)
Allegretto quasi andante in G minor, WoO61a (Beethoven)
Allegro in A minor 'Lebensstürme', D947 (Schubert)
Amen de la consommation  
Amen de la création  
Amen de l'agonie de Jésus  
Amen des anges, des saints, du chant des oiseaux  
Amen des étoiles, de la planète à l'anneau  
Amen du désir  
Amen du jugement  
Andantino varié in B minor  
Attendez-moi sous l'orme  
Ave Maria  
Baba Yaga (The hut on fowl's legs)  
Bagatelle in B flat major, WoO60 (Beethoven)
Bagatelle in C major, WoO56 (Beethoven)
Bagatelle in C minor, WoO52 (Beethoven)
Ballet of the unhatched chicks  
Ballet suite No 1 (Shostakovich/Atovmian)
Barcarollette  
Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude  
Brouillards: Modéré  
Bruyères: Calme  
Bydlo (A Polish Ox-cart)  
Campanella: Pesante, minaccioso  
Canon on a Russian Popular Tune (Stravinsky)
Canope: Très calme et doucement triste  
Cantique d'amour  
Capriccio (Stravinsky)
Catacombae. Sepulchrum Romanum  
Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest: Animé et tumultueux  
Cello Sonata in E major, Op 47 (Alkan)
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 65 (Chopin)
Chant d'amour 1  
Chant d'amour 2  
Con mortuis in lingua mortua  
Concerto for piano and wind instruments (Stravinsky)
Confidence  
Contredanse  
Danseuses de Delphes: Lent et grave  
Début de quatuor  
Délire  
Des pas sur la neige: Triste et lent  
Detskaya tetrad 'A Child’s Exercise Book', Op 69 (Shostakovich/Sapozhnikov/Kirkor)
Développement de l'amour  
Die mechanische Puppe 'The clockwork doll'  
Diversions, Op 21 (Britten)
Divertissement sur des motifs originaux français, D823 (Schubert)
Drehorgel 'Hurdy-gurdy'  
Duettino  
Élégie  
Eleven Bagatelles, Op 119 (Beethoven)
En songe  
Fais dodo  
Fantaisie  
Fantaisie burlesque (Messiaen)
Fantasia on a theme of Handel (Tippett)
Fantasie in F minor, D940 (Schubert)
Feuilles mortes: Lent et mélancolique  
Feux d'artifice: Modérément animé  
Five Melodies, Op 35bis (Prokofiev)
Frühlingswalzer 'Spring waltz'  
Fugue in E minor, D952 (Schubert)
Fuguette  
Funérailles  
Gamlet 'Hamlet', Op 32 (Shostakovich/Chelkauskas)
Gaspard de la nuit (Ravel)
Gigue  
Gnomus  
Grâces  
Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S173 (Liszt)
Héraclite et Démocrite  
Hommage à S Pickwick Esq PPMPC: Grave  
Hymne de l'Enfant à son réveil  
Impromptu: Andante lento  
Increpatio  
Inflexibilité  
Innocenzia  
Invocation  
Jardin du sommeil d'amour  
Jeux d'eau (Ravel)
Joie du sang des étoiles  
Klavierstück in A minor 'Für Elise', WoO59 (Beethoven)
La cathédrale engloutie: Profondément calme  
La danse de Puck: Capricieux et léger  
La fille aux cheveux de lin: Très calme et doucement expressif  
La poursuite  
La Puerta del Vino: Mouvement de Habanera  
La sérénade interrompue: Modérément animé  
La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune: Lent  
La vallée des cloches  
La valse (Ravel)
La vision  
Laus Deo  
Le frisson  
Le gibet  
Le legatissimo  
Le premier billet doux  
Le staccatissimo  
Le tombeau de Couperin (Ravel)
Le vent dans la plaine: Animé  
Lento  
Les bons souhaits  
Les cloches  
Les collines d'Anacapri: Très modéré  
Les diablotins  
Les enharmoniques  
Les fées sont d'exquises danseuses: Rapide et léger  
Les initiés  
Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir: Modéré  
Les soupirs  
Les tierces alternées: Modérément animé  
L'homme aux sabots  
Liedchen  
Limoges, the market place  
March: Allegro moderato – sempre alla marcia  
Mélodie  
Menuet antique (Ravel)
Menuet in C sharp minor (Ravel)
Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn (Ravel)
Michurin, Op 78 (Shostakovich/Atovmian)
Minstrels: Modéré  
Minuettino  
Miroirs (Ravel)
Miserere d'après Palestrina  
Moderato (Shostakovich)
Morceaux de fantaisie, Op 3 (Rachmaninov)
Morituri te salutant  
Moskva, Cheremushki, Op 105 (Shostakovich/Kalianov)
Movements (Stravinsky)
Musique militaire  
Noctuelles  
Nocturne  
Notturnino – Innamorato  
Odi profanum vulgus et arceo  
Oiseaux tristes  
Ondine  
Ondine: Scherzando  
Ovod 'The Gadfly', Op 97 (Shostakovich/Atovmian)
Pater noster  
Pavane pour une infante défunte (Ravel)
Pensée des morts  
Petit air  
Petit air a 5 voix  
Petit air dolent  
Petit prélude a 3  
Petite marche villageoise  
Piano Concerto (Tippett)
Piano Concerto in A major, Op 15 (Tovey)
Piano Concerto in D major 'original 1938 version', Op 13 (Britten)
Piano Concerto in D major, Op 13 (Britten)
Piano Sonata in C major 'Waldstein', Op 53 (Beethoven)
Piano Sonata in C minor 'Pathétique', Op 13 (Beethoven)
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op 27 No 2 (Beethoven)
Piano Sonata in G major, Op 79 (Beethoven)
Piano Sonata No 1 (Tippett)
Piano Sonata No 2 (Tippett)
Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36 (Rachmaninov/Osborne)
Piano Sonata No 3 (Tippett)
Piano Sonata No 4 (Tippett)
Pictures from an Exhibition (Musorgsky)
Pièce pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas (Messiaen)
Polichinelle  
Prélude (Ravel)
Prelude: Lento  
Préludes I, L125 (Debussy)
Préludes II, L131 (Debussy)
Preludes, Op 23 (Rachmaninov)
Preludes, Op 32 (Rachmaninov)
Pseudo-naïveté  
Recitative and Aria: Lento  
Ressouvenir  
Rigaudon  
Rondeau (Messiaen)
Rondo in A major, D951 (Schubert)
Sarcasms, Op 17 (Prokofiev)
Scarbo  
Scherzettino  
Scherzetto  
Scottish Concerto, Op 55 (Mackenzie)
Sérénade  
Sérénade grotesque (Ravel)
Seven Bagatelles, Op 33 (Beethoven)
Six Bagatelles, Op 126 (Beethoven)
Skazki, Op 20 (Medtner)
Sonata for cello and piano in C, Op 65 (Britten)
Sonata for cello and piano in D minor, Op 40 (Shostakovich)
Sonata for cello and piano No 1 (Schnittke)
Sonata in B flat minor 'Sonata Romantica', Op 53 No 1 (Medtner)
Sonata No 1 'Sonata-Fantasia', Op 39 (Kapustin)
Sonata No 2, Op 54 (Kapustin)
Sonatine (Ravel)
The Great Gate of Kiev  
The Old Castle (Il vecchio castello)  
Toccata: Allegro molto e con brio  
Toccatina  
Transports  
Trauriges Lied 'Sad song'  
Tuileries. Children quarrelling after play  
Turangalîla-Symphonie (Messiaen)
Tutti de concerto dans le genre ancien  
Two Polish Jews, one rich, the other poor (Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle)  
Two Songs to the spectacle 'Victorious Spring', Op 72b (Shostakovich/Kalianov)
Une barque sur l'océan  
Valses nobles et sentimentales (Ravel)
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42 (Rachmaninov)
Variations on an original theme in A flat major, D813 (Schubert)
Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus (Messiaen)
Violin Sonata No 1 in F minor, Op 80 (Prokofiev)
Violin Sonata No 2 in D major, Op 94bis (Prokofiev)
Visions de l'Amen (Messiaen)
Visions fugitives, Op 22 (Prokofiev)
Voiles: Modéré  
Waltz: Allegretto  
Wiegenlied 'Lullaby'  
Young Apollo, Op 16 (Britten)