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Korean Chamber Orchestra brings John Malkevitch to the South Bank

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

Queen Elizabeth Hall, 23 February 2015, 7:30pm
£28 £21 £15 £10
Official page on South Bank Centre website
Book Tickets

John Malkovich (image credit Alessandro Moggi / South Bank Centre)
John Malkovich (image credit Alessandro Moggi / South Bank Centre)


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).

Korean Chamber Orchestra
Korean Chamber Orchestra

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


(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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