Event news: Jongmin Park’s Wigmore Hall debut

by Events Editor on 8 May, 2017

in Event Notices, Western classical music, Wigmore Hall

Jongmin Park, winner of the song prize in the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, makes his Wigmore Hall debut. Included in the programme are two Korean art songs that he included in his Cardiff recitals.

Jongmin Park bass; Simon Lepper piano

Schumann, Mendelssohn, Kim and Cho
Wigmore Hall, Sunday 4 June 2017 3:00PM
Duration: This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval
Tickets: £15 | Book here

Jongmin Park

Jongmin Park, winner of the Song Prize at Cardiff Singer of the World 2015, makes his Wigmore Hall debut with works ideally matched to the power and richness of his sonorous bass voice.

The South Korean artist charts the turbulent emotional course of Schumann’s Dichterliebe, in its original version of 20 songs, before exploring other vibrant musical destinations.

Jongmin Park is currently a member of the ensemble at the Vienna State Opera, where in the 2016-17 season he stars in operas such as La Boheme, Macbeth, Il Trovatore, Don Giovanni, Lady Macbeth of Mtensk, Das Rheingold, Die Walkure and Don Carlo.

Programme

Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Dichterliebe (original version)
Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847): Song without words Op. 8 No. 3
Hyo Gun Kim (김효근, 1960-): 눈 (Snow)
Soon-ae Kim (김순애, 1920-2007): 그대 있음에 (Because you are here)
Du Nam Cho (조두남, 1912-1984): 뱃노래 (Boat song)

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