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Esther Yoo (violin) and Yekwon Sunwoo (piano) play the Wigmore Hall

The second concert featuring Korean performers at the Wigmore in the space of two days:

Esther Yoo violin; Yekwon Sunwoo piano

Monday 20 September 2021 7:30PM
Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP
Tickets £35 £30 £26 £22 £16 | Book tickets
Beethoven, Debussy, Kreisler, Schubert and Strauss
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

Esther Yoo violin; Yekwon Sunwoo piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor Op. 30 No. 2
Claude Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor
INTERVAL
Fritz Kreisler: Recitativo und Scherzo-Caprice Op. 6
Richard Strauss: Morgen Op. 27 No. 4 (arranged by Reger)
Franz Schubert: Ständchen D889 (arranged by Walter Gieseking)
Richard Strauss: Violin Sonata in E flat Op. 18

At an early age the young American violinist won success in several international competitions before taking part between 2014 and 2016 in the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist scheme. Here she is partnered by a South Korean pianist who has achieved similar prominence, notably with a gold medal at the Van Cliburn Competition in 2017. Their programme runs from Viennese classics to Richard Strauss, and includes a couple of rarely heard transcriptions.

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