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The Appreciation of Art and Joy – a concerto for traditional Korean instruments with Western orchestra

You can often rely on the Thames Philharmonia to put together an interesting programme with a Korean angle. In June they will be presenting Bruckner’s 8th along with Hee Jung Kang’s concerto for traditional Korean instruments with symphony orchestra. The soloists, the Daegu Hyangje Julpungnyu ensemble, will also be performing at the Korean Cultural Centre the day beforehand.

Thames Philharmonia

Conductor: Byung-Yun Yu.
Saturday, 13 June 2015
Landmark Arts Centre | Ferry Road | Teddington TW11 9NN
7.30pm (doors & bar open: 6.45pm)

Korean traditional music ensemble

A unique opportunity to hear traditional Korean music, reinterpreted by the Daegu Hyangje Julpungnyu ensemble from South Korea comprising Korean zithers, a bamboo flute and percussion. They will perform a specially composed concerto, The Appreciation of Art and Joy, which draws upon South Korea’s historic cultural traditions. Bruckner`s mighty Eighth Symphony completes the programme.

Tickets: £12 / £8 LAC Members, seniors and U18s / £24 family (2 adults and 2 children under 16)
Booking: LAC Members’ priority booking opens 31st March. Public booking opens 6th April. Book online

Appreciation of Art Joy for Korean Instruments and Orchestra
By Hee Jung Kang

Sun Suk Yoon (Geomungo) | Mi sun Kwon (Gayageum) | Kyung Hee Kim (Yanggeum) | Boong Rae Noh (Danso) | Jae Sung Sa (Janggu)

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