This week sees Steven Osborne return to Japan for concerto and recital performances. On 16 MaySteven will perform the Japan premiere of Tippett's Piano Concerto with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra under Martyn Brabbins. Their 2007 recording of the piece with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra received much critical acclaim.
In recital on 18 May Steven will perform Messiaen's Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jesus at the Yamaha Hall.
June sees Steven return to the Tippett concerto as part of his position as Artist in Residence with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.