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Stephen Hose performing
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The Programme

Lauderdale House's resident pianist Stephen Hose performs a free concert on the third Tuesday of each month.

Take a break from a busy day of work and join us in the beautiful and bright Long Gallery overlooking the gardens of Waterlow park. Stephen will perform a 45 minute repertoire of lovely classical music. A delightful, relaxing way to spend your lunchtime!

Each lunchtime concert runs from 1.15pm to 2pm, and is free and open to all. There is no ticket required - simply turn up and take a seat. Doors will open at 1pm.

You can also join us on the first Tuesday of the month when we have a free performance from our resident classical ensemble. Find out more here.

Stephen Hose trained at the Royal Academy of Music where he held a Vaughan Williams scholarship, and has worked extensively as a Musical Director, conductor and pianist in London and regional theatre.  He has played at most of the London concert halls and has performed in France and Germany.  He is currently Pianist in Residence at Lauderdale House, Highgate.

Projects abroad have ranged from the English Theater of Frankfurt to The Lost Colony at the 2,000 seat outdoor theatre on Roanoke Island, USA.  TV work has included being the pianist on Channel 4 ‘s Titanic, The Mission,  accompanist for The Choir, and 5 years as Musical Associate/Director for TV productions of Christmas Glory.  He was Chorus Master for Jessye Norman’s Ellington’s Sacred Songs at the Barbican Theatre and Epidavros, Greece. 

His work as Music Director for OperaUK has included Barber of Seville, Cosi fan Tutte, La Traviata, the Merry Widow, Olé and El Amore Brujo.  For Merry Opera work includes La Traviata, The Magic Flute, Kiss Me, Figaro!, The Barber of Seville and La Belle Hélène (aka Troy Boy).  He has also conducted over 50 performances of their unique staged Messiah.

Debussy Ballade Slave
Grieg Albumblatter op. 28
Kenneth Leighton Sonatina no. 2
Gershwin Rhapsody in blue