Named by The Economist as one of 20 living polymaths, British pianist Stephen Hough is a true renaissance man—a top concert pianist, writer, composer and painter. He has won global acclaim for his outstanding interpretations of the piano repertoire.
His latest album, playing 27 of Edvard Grieg's Lyric Pieces, is not to be missed. Ever since recording began, these pieces have attracted the greatest pianists to the microphone. For this new recording, Hough has made a selection of pieces that encompass every nuance of emotion, showcasing the brilliance of Grieg's writing and the pianist's own mastery of his instrument.