A rare visit from the Korean Chamber Orchestra, which is celebrating its half century with an interesting programme at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Korean Chamber Orchestra – 50th Anniversary
Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for piano and string orchestra (text ‘Report on the Blind’ from Ernesto Sabato’s novel On Heroes and Tombs)
Astor Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (The 4 Seasons of Buenos Aires)
Franz Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat
A performance by the leading chamber orchestra in Korea.
Founded in 1965 in Seoul by cellist Bong-Cho Jeon, it has performed world-wide and has received outstanding reviews from such publications as The New York Times (USA), Los Angeles Times (USA), Washington Post (USA), the Toronto Star (Canada), the Badische Zeitung (Germany) and the Mindelheimer Zeitung (Germany).
In 2015, the Korean Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 50th anniversary with this world tour.
Korean Chamber Orchestra
John Malkovich narrator
Ralf Gothoni conductor
Ksenia Kogan piano
Soyoung Yoon violin
- Korean Chamber Orchestra opens new era, Kwon Ji-youn, Korea Times, 6 January 2015
(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.