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Concerto performances take Steven Osborne to major orchestras all over the world, and he has enjoyed collaborations with many renowned conductors. Steven’s recitals of carefully crafted programmes are publicly and critically acclaimed without exception. He has performed in many of the world’s prestigious venues including the Vienna Konzerthaus, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Berliner Philharmonie, de Doelen Rotterdam, Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Kennedy Center Washington and Carnegie Hall in New York, and is a regular guest at London’s Wigmore Hall. His chamber music partners include Alban Gerhardt, Paul Lewis, James Ehnes, Dietrich Henschel and Alina Ibragimova.
In his nineteen years as a Hyperion recording artist, his twenty-eight releases have accumulated numerous awards in the UK, France, Germany and the USA, including two Gramophone Awards, three Preise der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik and a Choc in Classica magazine, in addition to a clutch of Editor’s Choices in Gramophone and Recordings of the Year from The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times. His recordings span a wide range of repertoire including Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy, Ravel, Liszt, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Medtner, Messiaen, Britten, Tippett, Crumb and Feldman.
Born in Scotland, Steven Osborne studied with Richard Beauchamp at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh and Renna Kellaway at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He won first prize at the prestigious Clara Haskil Competition in 1991 and the Naumburg International Competition in 1997. He is a Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Music and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in March 2014.