London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Sarah Chang recital at the Cadogan Hall

Sarah Chang returns to London for a solo recital: Sarah Chang, violin & Ashley Wass, piano Cadogan Hall | 5 Sloane Terrace | London SW1X 9DQ Wednesday 13 February 2019, 7.30pm Stalls: £45; Gallery: £35 | Book tickets Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor Franck: Violin Sonata in A … [Read More]

Sarah Chang plays Barber at the Cadogan Hall

I’m always grumbling that Sarah Chang never plays anything apart from Bruch which she comes to London. And when she plays something more interesting, there’s often a clash with another compelling Korean cultural event. Earlier this year I couldn’t go to her Shostakovich because E J-yong needed to be interviewed. So I wonder what will … [Read More]

Shining K-Classics at the Royal Festival Hall

The last of the All Eyes on Korea musical events is of Western classical music, featuring two of Korea’s best-loved classical stars: Shining K-Classics Date: 31 July 2012, 7:30pm Venue: Royal Festival Hall Violinist Sarah Chang and soprano Sumi Jo, Korea’s foremost classical musicians, will perform with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Leif Segerstam at the … [Read More]

Sarah Chang plays Shostakovich at the Barbican

What a shame. Whenever Sarah Chang comes to London she seems to play Bruch. But this month, she’s playing Shostakovich 1 with Valery Gergiev and the LSO. Great programme. But it clashes with the E J-yong Q&A at the Apollo Piccadilly. Gergiev’s Pathétique, and the prospect of how he might approach the Sea Interludes, almost … [Read More]

Sarah Chang plays Bruch at the Festival Hall

Is it my imagination, or whenever you see a programme with a Korean violinist in London, more than half the time it’s the Bruch they’re playing? I sometimes wish we could be given something a bit more out of the ordinary – like the rarely-performed Delius concerto Joo-yeon Sir played last year. Anyway, it’ll be … [Read More]

Sarah Chang plays Bruch

Korean American violinist Sarah Chang will be appearing in a programme of popular classics at the Albert Hall tomorrow night in a charity concert put on by Classic FM. Alex James from Blur will be guest conducting the Northern Sinfonia orchestra in the theme from the Onedin Line. Chang will be playing everyone’s favourite fiddle … [Read More]

Think Korea: Sarah Chang at the Barbican

A classical concert as part of Think Korea 2006, featuring one of Korea’s best-known violinists: Sarah Chang plays Bruch 19:30, 2 July 2006 Barbican Centre | Silk Street | London EC2Y 8DS Programme Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Bartok Concerto for Orchestra Sarah Chang – Violin London Symphony Orchestra Mikko Frank Conductor … [Read More]