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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 Gramophone Awards in 2009 and 2013, three German Schallplattenpreise and the Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013.

He has developed a strong reputation in the USA, making his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2005 and recently performing at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, Aspen Music Festival and with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. He is a frequent visitor to Japan, having given recitals at Suntory Hall and Toppan Hall in Tokyo, concerto performances with the NHK Symphony and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, and toured with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. In Europe he has given recitals at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Konzerthaus Vienna, Philharmonie Berlin, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels and held a residency at De Singel in Antwerp, and has worked with orchestras including the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Danish National Symphony, Finnish Radio Symphony, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and National Orchestra of Spain.

A regular soloist on the UK concert platform, Steven Osborne performs with the major British orchestras. His concerts are regularly broadcast by the BBC and he performs every year at Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh Festival. He has made numerous appearances at the BBC Proms. His regular chamber music partners include Alban Gerhardt, Paul Lewis and Alina Ibragimova.

Steven Osborne’s recordings of Messiaen’s Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus and Rachmaninov’s Preludes met with exceptional praise and were each nominated for a Gramophone Award. His recording of Debussy’s complete Préludes was selected by Gramophone as ‘Editor’s Choice’, as were discs of solo works by Alkan, Liszt’s Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, and an acclaimed disc of Schubert piano duets with Paul Lewis. His survey of the complete solo piano music of Ravel and discs of Beethoven piano sonatas and bagatelles and of Rachmaninov and Medtner piano sonatas also received widespread praise. Steven has also recorded the piano sonatas and piano concerto by Sir Michael Tippett, the complete works for piano and orchestra by Benjamin Britten, and a solo disc of Musorgsky and Prokofiev, the latter two both winning Gramophone Awards.


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