Pianist and composer Stephen Hough | Photo by Sim Canetty Clarke

On Tuesday, October 30, pianist Stephen Hough performs Liszt’s First Concerto with the Taiwan Philharmonic at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa 
Mesa. KUSC’s Alan Chapman talked with him recently to discuss his conflicts writing music, unusual transcriptions, and, of course, his love of puddings.

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Stephen Hough’s concert with the Taiwan Philharmonic is on Tuesday, October 30 in Costa Mesa. KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen will be there to give a preconcert lecture. Tickets and information at philharmonicsociety.org. If you’d like to follow Stephen Hough on Twitter, his handle is @houghhough. And you can find his Dream Album here.

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