'Rough Ideas' by Stephen Hough

2020: Storytelling

Supported by an anonymous donor

For a compelling and imaginative entity which furthered the understanding of classical music in a lateral medium - most likely but not limited to written or spoken word, radio, television, film, digital, online.

Rough Ideas by Stephen Hough

‘A colourful and compelling document of a maverick musical mind. It vividly charts vast terrain, illustrating how a virtuoso musician is not divorced from the rest of the world.’

You can see the moment this award was announced as part of the full RPS Awards Presentation, broadcast online on Wednesday 18 November 2020.

Also shortlisted:

The 2020 shortlist for Storytelling was decided by an independent panel drawn from across the music profession comprising:

  • Jack Pepper, composer / presenter Scala Radio
  • Jane Glover, conductor
  • Martin Cullingford, Editor, Gramophone
  • Michael White, critic
  • Natasha Loges, Head of Postgraduate Programmes, Royal College of Music