News


09.15.2014

Steven will be featured on WWFM’s The Piano Matters, with renowned pianist, author, and scholar, David Dubal! Please tune in live on Wednesday, September 17th, 10pm EST for this braodcast! http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WWFM


09.01.2013

Steven’s new TV series, A Life of Music has been launched on XOTV! You are invited to watch the challenges and triumphs of the Spooner family in their musical journey. A free, 7 day trial is now available at www.xotv.me/a-life-of-music


04.03.2013

Fanfare magazine has published an extensive interview with Steven, as well as glowing reviews of his latest recordings. Read the interview here!


03.29.2013

The first of several Naxos CD releases is now available for purchase! Native Informant was released this past month and is currently number one on the bestseller list for HBDirect. View the CD!


07.08.2012

Steven’s concert film, Aspects of Liszt is released! The DVD features virtuoso works by Liszt such as Song Transcriptions of Schubert and Lassen, the Second Legend, and the 13th Hungarian Rhapsody and the world-premiere performance of the Second Piano Sonata by Mohammed Fairouz, especially written for the 2011 Liszt commemoration.


08.01.2011

Steven will perform the 1st and 2nd Piano Sonatas of Mohammed Fairouz at Carnegie’s Weill Hall on Jan. 19, 2012.
For more information see: http://www.carnegiehall.org/Event.aspx?id=4294978929


06.01.2011

Steven’s final CD in the 5 disc series, Historical Piano Recital Series Vol. V, has been released! The disc features live performances of Liszt’s music recorded on his own 1886 Bechstein concert grand piano.


05.01.2011

On Sept. 13, 2011 Steven will give the world premiere of the Sonata No. 2 by Mohammed Fairouz at the Lied Center as part of a festival commemorating the 200th anniversary of Liszt’s birth: http://mohammedfairouz.com/


04.01.2011

Read Steven’s latest rave review from his concert on the Concert’s Grand Series in Santa Rosa, CA!