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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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Han-Na Chang 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: Philharmonia Orchestra – Korea-UK Year of Culture: Closing Concert 7:30 pm, Thu 14 Jun 2018 Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre £11 – £55 (MULTI-BUY DISCOUNT) | Buy tickets here Performers Han-Na Chang conductor Sunwook Kim pianist Philharmonia Orchestra Repertoire […]

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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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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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Se-mi Hwang with PERC’M in RCM Percussion Showcase

by Events Editor 6 January 2018
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The first Korea-related concert of the new year features Stuttgart-based percussionist Se-mi Hwang: Percussion Showcase Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall | Royal College of Music | Prince Consort Road | London SW7 2BS 17 January 2018, 7:30pm Tickets £5 | Book here Se-Mi Hwang percussion PERC’M Keiko Abe: The Wave Minoru Miki: Marimba Spiritual JS Bach: […]

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KCC’s January House concert features the Odora Trio

by Events Editor 5 January 2018
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The first KCC concert of the year. Nice programme. KCC House Concert with Odora Trio Tuesday 23 January, 7 pm Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission free / Advanced Booking required (RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk | 020 7004 2600) Sophie Hinson violin Harriet Butterworth cello Songeun Choi piano Schubert Notturno in E flat, Op.148 Debussy Piano Trio in […]

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Event news: Korean Sounds – Dance, the final concert of the series

by Events Editor 6 December 2017
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The final Korean Sounds concert of the season: Korean Sounds: East Meets West – Dance Wednesday 13 December, 7.30pm Hall One | Kings Place | 90 York Way | London N1 9AG Tickets from £9.50 – Book tickets here The final concert of the series is based around the theme of Dance. Dance and music […]

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MinJung Baek piano recital at Guildhall School

by Events Editor 5 December 2017
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News of an upcoming recital by MinJung Baek. Looking forward to this one. MinJung Baek Friday 15 December at 7:30pm Milton Court | Silk St | London EC2Y 9BH Part of the Guildhall School Alumni Recital Series Tickets £15 (£10 concessions) available from the Barbican Box Office. Highly-acclaimed pianist MinJung Baek returns to the Guildhall […]

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Event news: concert by London Korean Choral Society

by Events Editor 29 November 2017
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A concert of both Korean and Western songs and choruses with piano and orchestra, performed by the London Korean Choral Society with soloist Vittoria Kim: Date: Saturday, 9th December 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: St James Church, Bodley Road, New Malden, KT3 5QD Tickets: £10

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KCC’s November House Concert features Jinah Shim (piano)

by Events Editor 10 November 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre KCC House Concert with Jinah Shim (Piano) Tuesday 28 November, 7pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 Beethoven: Sonata No. 15 in […]

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KCC’s October House Concert features Seungwon Lee (piano) and Amy Yule (flute)

by Events Editor 14 October 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre: KCC House Concert with Seungwon Lee and Amy Yule Tuesday 24 October, 7 pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Seungwon Lee: Piano Amy Yule: Flute Programme Bach Flute Sonata in E […]

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