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KCC July House Concert: Sooyeon Lee, HyunJeong Hwang and Minhee Cho

July’s house concert at the KCC has an unusual combination of instruments and an interesting programme:

Sooyeon Lee (Cello), HyunJeong Hwang (Piano), Minhee Cho (Flute)

Tuesday 23 July 2019, 7pm @KCCUK | Reserve your place

July House Concert

Weber: Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, op.63

I. Allegro moderato | II. Scherzo. Allegro vivace | III. Schäfers Klage. Andante espressivo | IV. Finale. Allegro

Piazzolla: La muerte del angel

Martinu: Trio in F major for flute,cello and piano, H300

I. Poco Allegretto | II. Adagio | III. Andante-Allegretto scherzando | IV. Allegro poco moderato

Piazzolla: Adios Nonino

Sooyeon Lee (Cello)

Korean Cellist Sooyeon Lee was a student of the Preliminary School of the Korean National University of Arts (KNUA) in 2004 after that she was educated at the Sunhwa Arts School and Seoul Arts High School (Korea) with Hee-Song Song until her family moved to Japan. While there she studied with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi for 2 years. She returned to Korea to complete her Bachelor of Music at Yonsei University, studying with Sung-Won Yang. During her undergraduate studies she attended 2 master classes by Prof. Jo Cole, who encouraged her to study with her at the Royal Academy of Music (London) where she graduated her Master of Arts in Cello Performance receiving a Distinction and the Dip. RAM award for outstanding performance in the Final Recital in 2016. She also studied with Josephine Knight to graduate with an Advanced Diploma at the same place in 2018.

HyunJeong Hwang (Piano)

HyunJeong Hwang is a keen pianist with a passion for her classical and romantic repertoire, she enjoys an active and multifaceted musical life, performing as a soloist and chamber musician. She won 2nd prize in the Lazar Berman Competition in Italy and was also offered to be an official accompanist at the Grand Virtuoso Prize in London for the winning concert at the Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall. Her performances in international festivals include the Amalfi Festival in Italy, Gabala Music Festival in Azerbaijan, Puigcerda Festival in Spain. Since 2013, she has attended the Puigcerda Festival and performed Beethoven’s Fourth Concerto in 2016 with the Kyiv Orchestra. In London she has studied with Daniel-Ben Pienaar, Colin Stone at the Royal Academy of Music and Deniz Alman Gelenbe at Trinity Laban.

Minhee Cho (Flute)

South Korea-born flutist Minhee Cho completed her masters’ course in flute under the guidance of William Bennett at the Royal Academy of Music in 2017. She received her BMus from the Royal College of Music (Sue Thomas) with a scholarship after transferring from Ewha Women’s University in 2009. Before she joined the Royal College of Music she studied under Trevor Wye, one of the most prominent flutists in the world. Cho currently gives recitals throughout the UK and private tuitions.


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