Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Hough Masterclass

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce a masterclass with renowned pianist Stephen Hough as part of his upcoming residency in Burlington. On Saturday, March 26, 2022 Hough performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Flynn, conducted by VSO Music Director candidate Tania Miller. The concert also includes Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 and Yatra by Sri Lankan/Canadian composer Dinuk Wijeratne. A link to our concert webpage can be found here; a link to Mr. Hough’s webpage can be found here.

This next generation of Vermont pianists has been chosen to take part in the masterclass with Stephen Hough:
• Isabella Gravina-Budis (14, from Charlotte)
• Richard Jiang (13, from South Burlington)
• William Lehninger Swist (10, from Spofford, NH)
• Tejas Srinivasan (19, from Middlebury).

They will perform music by Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, and Betty Jackson King, and receive musical guidance from Mr. Hough.

This event and free and open to the public but requires pre-booking. There is a limit of 100 general seating tickets.

The masterclass will take place on Friday, March 25, 2022 from 4:00-5:30 pm at the UVM Recital Hall in Burlington, and is in partnership with the University of Vermont Lane Series.


COVID-19 Policy:
Proof of COVID vaccination (the physical card or a photo thereof) is required for attendance at all VSO events, and all attendees must wear a KN-95, N-95, KF-94 or equivalent mask at all times when inside the venue. Children who are ineligible to be vaccinated may attend but are required to wear a mask as noted.