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Minjung Baek recital at St Mary’s Perivale

Date: Thursday 13 April 2023, 9pm
St Mary's Perivale | Perivale Lane | Perivale | Middlesex UB6 8SS | | [Map]

Tickets: Free. Donations welcome | More info here
Minjung Baek

London based, South Korean pianist MinJung Baek is returning to give a recital at St. Mary’s Perivale in London. Since her talent was immediately recognised when she entered her first competition at the age of five, she went on to win more than fifty prizes in Korean national competitions and at international competitions including the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Competition; Skokie Valley in USA; the Giuliano Pecar, Liszt, Pietro Argento and Rachmaninoff piano competitions in Italy. Since her first public recital appearance at the age of eight and at age ten the orchestral debut with the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, her sensitive touch, expressive playing, and strong charisma have led her to perform at prestigious halls including Carnegie Hall, Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall and extensively throughout in 5 Continents.

MinJung has been invited to play as a soloist with numerous orchestras and her performances and interviews have been broadcast on KBS, Rai, Rai Radio 3, ITV, PBS and WQXR. Recent highlights include invitations as a faculty at the East/West International Piano Festival in Shenzhen, China, one of the most prestigious international piano festivals – the International Keyboard Institute&Festival in New York City and the Haus Marteau in Germany and a jury at national and international competitions, releasing her four CDs , , and under the Onclassical, Italian label, all albums immediately embarked as a “Popular Release” on including Spotify, Highresaudio and AppleMusic and the critically acclaimed CDs have been presented on RaiRadio3 and RadioClassica. In this season of 2023, new albums will be continuously released and she is looking forward to meeting her lovely audiences in recitals at such prestigious concert halls including the Carnegie Hall in NYC and the Concergebouw in Amsterdam.


Scarlatti: 3 Sonatas

K 146 in G Major
K 121 in G minor
K 427 in G Major

Beethoven: Piano sonata in C Op 53 ‘Waldstein’

Allegro / Adagio / Rondo

Rachmaninov: 6 Preludes from Op 23

No. 2 in B flat major (Maestoso)
No. 3 in D minor (Tempo di minuetto)
No. 4 in D major (Andante cantabile)
No. 5 in G minor (Alla marcia)
No. 6 in E flat major (Andante)
No. 7 in C minor (Allegro)

(automatically generated) We didn’t review this event, but Christopher Axworthy did, here.

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