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Event news: Joo Yeon Sir’s concert diary for May includes a Karl Jenkins premier


Joo Yeon Sir makes her Royal Festival Hall debut with the Palladio Orchestra of London at the invitation of Sir Karl Jenkins, performing his work Lament for the Valley on Friday 6 May 7.30PM. Sir Karl has also kindly composed a new work called Chatterbox! for the Young Artist Residency at St. Johns Smith Square, which will be premiered on Sunday 22 May 3pm. Before then she will be giving another lunchtime recital at St John’s, on 5 May:

St John’s Smith Square Young Artists’ Series

Performers: Joo Yeon Sir (violin) | Irina Andrievsky (piano)

Thu 5 May – 1.05pm

Schnittke: Suite in Old Style
Franck: Violin Sonata in A
De Falla: Spanish Folk Song Suite
£10 | Book here

Korean-born British violinist Joo Yeon Sir and Russian pianist Irina Andrievsky present the popular Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck, together with Alfred Schnittke’s Suite in Old Style, a work which was composed in one night and Manuel De Falla’s Spanish Folksong Suite arranged for Violin and Piano by Paul Kochanski.

Sun 22 May – 3.00pm

Bach / Mendelssohn: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004
Grieg: Sonata No. 2 in G for Violin and Piano Op. 13
Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 119
Igor Frolov: Concert Fantasie on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
Sir Karl Jenkins: Chatterbox! (SJSS commission & world premiere)
£14 | Book here

Winner of The Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award in association with Classic FM, BBC Young Composer of the Year and The President’s Award presented by HRH The Prince of Wales, Korean-born British violinist presents a programme including a world premiere of a new SJSS commission by Karl Jenkins alongside works by Bach, Grieg, Poulanc and Frolov with her pianist Irina Andrievsky.

Royal Festival Hall – Karl Jenkins Requiem

Performers include: The Palladio Orchestra of London | Karl Jenkins (conductor) | Joo Yeon Sir (violin)

Friday 6 May, 7:30pm

Karl Jenkins Requiem
Karl Jenkins: Palladio for string orchestra
Karl Jenkins: The Healer for soprano, baritone, chorus & ensemble
Karl Jenkins: Lament for the valley for violin & orchestra
Karl Jenkins: Requiem

£14.50 – £48.50 | Book here

Karl Jenkins returns to Royal Festival Hall to conduct a concert of his own compositions.


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

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