Western classical music

July’s House Concert at the KCC features Hyungi Lee (Percussion): Resonanz Duo Tuesday 24 July 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Hyungi Lee – Percussion Laura Davis – Flute Debussy: Syrinx Klatzow: Figures In a Landscape Ian Clarke: Hypnosis […]

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Joo Yeon Sir: artist in residence @ Lichfield Festival

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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Violinist Joo Yeon Sir is one of the artists in residence at this year’s Lichfield Festival, 4 – 14 July 2018, www.lichfieldfestival.org. Paganini – 24 Caprices Part 1: Lichfield Guildhall, Sun 08 Jul 2018 7:45 pm | Book tickets Part 2: Lichfield Guildhall, Wed 11 Jul 2018 8:00 pm | Book tickets The legendary musician […]

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Thames Philharmonia plays Sibelius

by Events Editor 14 June 2018
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Thames Philharmonia – Sibelius: three great works Saturday 16 June 2018, 7.30pm Landmark Arts Centre | Ferry Road | Teddington TW11 9NN | www.landmarkartscentre.org Book tickets Conductor: Yu Byung-yun Violin: Kwon Hee-jin Doors & bar open: 6.45pm Finlandia, a rousing musical expression of national identity, sets the scene for Thames Philharmonia’s celebration of the great […]

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Shiyeon Sung replaces Han-Na Chang in Korea-UK Closing Concert

by Events Editor 12 June 2018
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Shiyeon Sung is jumping in at short notice to conduct the Philharmonia Orchestra in the all-Romantic programme at the Royal Festival Hall this week, as Han-Na Chang is unwell. The concert marks the end of the year-long Korea-UK festival, and features Rossini’s William Tell overture, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the […]

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Korean performers at the Islington Proms

by Events Editor 9 June 2018
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Korean pianist Yoon Chung is artistic director of this year’s Islington proms. Two of the recitals have Korean interest: Islington Proms St James Church | Prebend Street | Islington | London N1 8QQ | stjamesislington.org 9-17 June 2018 Violin Recital Tuesday, 12th June 2018 – 7:30pm | Tickets So-Ock Kim (violin) | Yoon Chung (piano) […]

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KCC June House Concert: Juhee Yang (Violin)

by Events Editor 3 June 2018
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June’s house concert features music for violin and keyboard by Bach, Wieniawski and Richard Strauss: KCCUK June House Concert Tuesday 26 June 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Programme Bach Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001 I. Adagio […]

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Min Kym’s stolen Strad – the Classic FM podcast

by Philip Gowman 20 May 2018
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“This is the story of violinist Min Kym and what happened when her instrument was taken from her. It’s a tale of giddy love, devastating loss and the healing power of music.” Listen to the podcast here, with a summary on the Classic FM website here. Keywords: Musicians: Kym Min-jin

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Shiyeon Sung and Sunwook Kim in Korea-UK Year of Culture Closing Concert

by Events Editor 20 May 2018
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A celebratory concert to round off the performance strand of UK/Korea year of cultural exchange 2017-18. Late change: Shiyeon Sung replaces Han-Na Chang as conductor as Ms Chang is indisposed. Programme remains unchanged. Philharmonia Orchestra – Korea-UK Year of Culture: Closing Concert 7:30 pm, Thu 14 Jun 2018 Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre £11 – […]

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KCC May House Concert: Piano Quintet with Joon Yoon

by Events Editor 26 April 2018
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May’s House Concert features music by Brahms and Schubert: KCCUK May House Concert Tuesday 22 May 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Programme Schubert: Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C major, D. 934 Schubert: Piano Sonata in C […]

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Seong-jin Cho plays Chopin in Oxford

by Events Editor 20 April 2018
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This one will be popular: Seong-Jin Cho & the Oxford Philharmonic Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Sunday, 29 July 2018 – 20:00 Tickets: £42.00 £30.00 £20.00 £10.00 | Book tickets CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’ Seong-Jin Cho piano Marios Papadopoulos conductor […]

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Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart with ASMF at Cadogan Hall

by Events Editor 19 April 2018
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Two Mozart concerti at the Cadogan Hall: Yeol Eum Son and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Cadogan Hall | 5 Sloane Terrace | London SW1X 9DQ Friday 20 April 2018, 7.30pm Tickets from £10 | Cadogan Hall Box Office: +44 (0)20 7730 4500 Book online Described as “marvellous, intense and boundlessly virtuosic”, […]

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Lee Geonyong receives Thomas Cranmer Award

by Philip Gowman 7 April 2018
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Congratulations to Dr Lee Geonyong, director of music at Seoul’s Anglican Cathedral, granted the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 6 April 2018. The Cranmer Award for Worship was first awarded by Archbishop Justin Welby in March 2016. It is named after Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1533 to […]

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KCC April House Concert: Yong-Jun Lee (Cello) + Alim Beisembayev (piano)

by Events Editor 30 March 2018
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April’s recital at the KCC includes some Isang Yun: April House Concert: Yong-Jun Lee (Cello) + Alim Beisembayev (piano) Tuesday 24th April, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Yong-Jun Lee cello Alim Beisembayev piano Programme JS Bach Gamba Sonata in […]

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KCC March House Concert: Sooyeon Lee (Cello) + Milo Harper (Harp)

by Events Editor 11 March 2018
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I do like it when a musician explores some of the lesser-known British repertoire. Granville Bantock (1868-1946) composed several rarely-played works for cello and orchestra, one of which will be performed this evening in a version for cello and harp. Even less well-known is the music of Benjamin Frankel (British, 1906-1973) and the Polish harpist-composer […]

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KCC’s February House Concert with Cheongbin Yu + Victor Dohan Lim

by Events Editor 2 February 2018
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The KCC’s second concert of the year features music for piano duet, including Schubert’s perennial favourite, the F minor Fantasy. KCC House Concert with Cheongbin Yu & Victor Dohan Lim Tuesday 27 February, 7 pm Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission free. Advanced Booking required (RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk | 020 7004 2600) Performers Victor Dohan Lim piano Cheongbin Yu piano Programme Debussy Petite Suite Schubert Fantasy […]

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KCC Concert featuring Baritone Claudio Jung and Pianist Grace Yeo

by Events Editor 31 January 2018
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I do like it when a young Korean musician tackles British repertoire. Joo Yeon Sir has been known to play Vaughan Williams and Delius. And now Grace Yeo takes on York Bowen. Great stuff. Combined with the Erl King and some Korean vocal repertoire, among other things. KCC Special Concert featuring Baritone Claudio Jung and […]

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Konu Kim sings Schumann and Mahler in lunchtime recital

by Events Editor 14 January 2018
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The regular free lunchtime recitals, at St Clement Danes in the Strand, feature the rising stars of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme. Lunchtime recital: Konu Kim (tenor) David Gowland (piano) Monday 22 January 2018, 1pm St Clement Danes | Strand | London WC2R 1DH Free | Registration required via Royal Opera House website Jette […]

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