Event news: House Concert with Jason Bae

by Events Editor on 23 July, 2016

in Event Notices, KCCUK, Western classical music

News of an upcoming piano recital at the KCC:

The House Concert with Jason Bae

Tue 26 July 2016, 7pm  l  Korean Cultural Centre UK 
Grand Buildings 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW

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The Korean Cultural Centre invites you to ‘The House Concert’ to hear an exciting programme featuring young Korean pianist Jason Bae.

Free entry with drinks and snacks.
To secure your seat, please RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk

Programme

Puccini/Mikhashoff: Portrait of Madame Butterfly
Britten/Stevenson: Fantasy on Peter Grimes
Liszt: Transcendental Étude No.12 “Chasse-Neige” S.139
Rachmaninov: Études-Tableux, Op.39 No.5
Rachmaninov: Moments Musicaux Op.16 No.1-6

Jason Bae was born in Daejeon, South Korea in 1991. At the age of twelve, he made his concerto debut with Auckland Symphony Orchestra. Since then, he has performed with Auckland Philharmonia, New Zealand National Youth Symphony, Queensland Symphony and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. He has also given recitals in the U.K, France, the U.S.A, and Australia. Jason was awarded 1st Prize in the 2008 Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in New York. The following year he won 2nd prize at the 2009 Lev Vlassenko International Piano Competition in Brisbane and was selected as the New Zealand Young Performer of the Year. In 2013 he was awarded 1st Prize in the 2013 New Zealand Inaugural Wallace Piano Competition.Last year, he received his Master of Arts in piano performance with the highest distinction award, DipRAM, from the Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Christopher Elton and Joanna MacGregor.

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