Joo Hyung-ki

One of the best musical nights out in 2012 was Igudesman and Joo’s a Little Nightmare Music, a highly entertaining comedy act by a pair of talented musicians (LKL review here). The pianist of the duo, Hyung-ki Joo, will be doing something a little more mainstream on 12 September at the Cadogan Hall: Pianist Hyung-ki […]

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Concert notes: A Little Nightmare Music – Igudesman and Joo

by Philip Gowman 12 March 2012
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“His parents must be so disappointed” I overheard a Korean woman say, of Joo Hyung-ki. “They wanted him to be a concert pianist, and he’s doing comedy instead.” It was the sort of thing that Maureen Lipman would say, in character as the proud Jewish mother. Joo, one half of the hilarious musical duo Igudesman […]

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Igudesman and Joo in A Little Nightmare Music at the Cadogan Hall

by Events Editor 19 February 2012
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Crazy musical comedy coming up at the Cadogan Hall in early March. It comes with great reviews. Check out Igudesman and Joo’s website for some videos of what they do. And then book your tickets. Igudesman and Joo A Little Nightmare Music Friday 9 March, 2012 7.30pm Programme: You have to see and hear them […]

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Review: RPO Korea Fantasy, 1 May 2006

by Philip Gowman 7 May 2006
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This year we celebrate the 250th birthday of Mozart, the 100th of Shostakovich, and less known, the 100th of Ahn Eak-tae (right, picture from the Chosun), Korea’s best-known 20th century composer in the Western classical tradition. Probably his most famous work is the Korea Fantasy, a 25-30 minute work for chorus and orchestra, from which, […]

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Coming Soon

by Philip Gowman 2 May 2006
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It’s going to take me a while to digest yesterday’s concert in the Fairfield Hall, but it’s going to get a thumbs up. In the meanwhile, I share with you a snapshot (apologies for the poor quality – it was taken, Korean-style, with a mobile phone) of Lee Soo-young, Kim Young-im and Joo Hyung-ki leading […]

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