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Lunchtime piano recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields: Jinah Shim

A free lunchtime piano recital coming up later this month:

Jinah Shim (piano)

Tuesday 30 July 2019, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields | Trafalgar Square | London WC2N 4JH

Jinah Shim

Mozart – Sonata for Piano in B flat
Brahms – Variations on a Theme of Paganini (Book 2)
Ravel – La Valse

Jinah Shim Piano

British-Korean pianist Jinah Shim studies with Sergio de Simone and Peter Tuite at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, as a Jacqueline Williams Scholar.

In 2011, she won ‘Chandos Young Musician of the Year’ and was consequently invited to perform Schumann’s Piano Concerto with Chandos Symphony Orchestra a year later. She was also the first Guildhall winner of the 2011 Enescu scholarship offered by the Romanian Cultural Institute. In 2015, Jinah won 1st prize at Christopher Duke Piano Competition and won 2nd prize at Brighton’s Springboard Concerto competition, as well as being an artist for Making Music’s Philip and Dorothy Award for Young Concert Artists scheme. In 2017, she won the House Concert Prize at Euregio Award International Competition for which she played a concert in Geilenkirchen, Germany. Last year, she won 1st prize at the Alexander Kelly Concerto Competition and 2nd prize at Tunbridge Wells International Piano Competition 2018.

Notable past performances include concerto appearances with London Mozart Players’, Southampton Concert Orchestra, Havant Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersfield Orchestra, Dorking Chamber Orchestra, Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra, and Winchester Chamber Orchestra. Jinah regularly gives recitals as a soloist and has performed around the UK including London’s Wigmore Hall, Steinway Hall and St. James’s Piccadilly Church.

Jinah is most grateful for the support of Henry Wood Trust and the Worshipful Company of Skinners’, where she was awarded the title of an Atwell Scholar. She is proud to be a Concordia Foundation Artist.


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