Monday 1 June 2020 1:00PM

Stephen Hough piano

Bach and Schumann


This concert was part of the Wigmore Hall BBC Radio 3 June 2020 Special Broadcast series.


  • Stephen Hough piano

Stephen Hough opens the June broadcast series with Busoni’s arrangement of Bach’s D minor Chaconne, evoking Busoni’s own gala performance at the opening of the Hall almost 119 years ago to the day.

The full video of this concert is no longer online, but the encore piece is still available to watch here:

  • Wigmore Hall's live stream of this concert is supported by Hamish Parker
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
      • Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin BWV1004
        • V. Chaconne (arr. Ferruccio Busoni)
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
        • Fantasie in C Op. 17
  • Encore
  • Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
        • Ave Maria 'after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1'

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