Notice of an upcoming Wigmore recital. Fresh from a tour of Asia, Sunwook Kim performed Tchaikovsky 1 three times with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra last week in their tour of South and West England, and returns to the capital to give a recital of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert.
His recent album of works by Brahms and Franck was praised for its ‘emotional resonance’ and ‘pristine clarity’ (Gramophone), and showed his erudite approach to programming. Not one to shy away from more established repertory, however, January 2017 will see his next solo disc feature Beethoven’s most well-known and challenging sonatas — Pathétique, Moonlight, and Appassionata — released on Accentus.
Sunwook Kim (piano)
Tuesday 25 October 2016 7:30pm
Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP
Tickets: £36, £30, £25, £20, £15 | Book here
London-based Sunwook Kim secured international attention as winner of the 2006 Leeds International Piano Competition.
His latest Wigmore Hall recital programme recalls the extraordinary creative energy that swept through Vienna from the time of Mozart’s arrival in the Habsburg imperial capital in the early 1780s to Schubert’s death in November 1728.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Rondo in A minor K511
Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in G major D894 ‘Fantasie’
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major Op. 106 ‘Hammerklavier’