An evening of Schubert coming up at the Wigmore:
Kun Woo Paik: a Schubert recital
Time: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7:30PM
Venue: Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
£35 | £30 | £25| £18
Book via the Wigmore Hall website
Kun Woo Paik is greatly admired for his passionate and virtuosic playing. He is a winner of the Naumburg Piano Award and was a Gold Medallist at the Busoni International Piano Competition. He was made the Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres by the French Government in 2000. Paik made his European debut in 1974 with three consecutive recitals at the Wigmore Hall and in 1987 he performed the Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Mark Elder at the Last Night of the Proms.
Kun Woo Paik has also performed at many festivals, including Berliner Festwochen, Aix-en-Provence, La Roque d’Anthéron, Ravinia, Mostly Mozart, Colmar, Montreux, Dubrovnik, Aldeburgh and the Moscow Easter Festival. He was the Artistic Director of the Festival International de Musique de Dinard for 21 years.
Described by Gramophone as a pianist of ‘consummate artistry, great tonal finesse and elegance’, Kun Woo Paik is admired for his passionate and virtuosic playing. This all-Schubert programme takes us on an emotional journey of joy, excitement, torment, conflict and sorrow.
4 Impromptus D899: No. 1 Impromptu in C minor
3 Klavierstücke D946: No. 3 Klavierstück in C major
6 Moments musicaux D780: No. 2 in A flat major, No. 4 Moment musical in C sharp minor
4 Impromptus D899: No. 3 Impromptu in G flat major, No. 2 Impromptu in E flat major
3 Klavierstücke D946: No. 1 Klavierstück in E flat minor, No. 2 Klavierstück in E flat major
4 Impromptus D899: No. 4 Impromptu in A flat major
6 Moments musicaux D780: No. 6 in A flat major