Scriabin & Janáček: Sonatas & Poems

The musics of Scriabin and Janáček—contrasting, and highly eccentric composers dear to Stephen Hough’s heart—make for a perfect recital. The sensual perfumes of the one intertwangle with the disruptive obsessions of the other, and Hough the magician tightens his spell.

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‘To music that all too often leaves one rudderless and gasping for air in wave after wave of opulently ambivalent harmony, Hough brings orientation and direction without sacrificing sensuality or myst ...
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