Ryu Jeajoon (류재준)

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra orchestra and 90-strong Chorus together with soprano soloist Inhye Kim convened in the Cadogan Hall on 12 April to perform Jeajoon Ryu’s Sinfonia da Requiem (2007). It was composed to honour Hyundai founder Chung Ju-yung, who passed away 10 years ago in 2001, and also dedicated to Korea’s past generations, who […]

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Requiem for Chung Ju-yung: Jaejoon Ryu’s Sinfonia da Requiem at the Cadogan Hall

by Events Editor 8 April 2011
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Jeajoon Ryu’s Sinfonia da Requiem was composed to commemorate the Chung Ju-yung, founder of Hyundai, who died ten years ago, and the generation of Koreans to whose lot befell the task of rebuilding Korea in the wake of the 1950-1952 war. Premiered at the 12th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw, in March 2008, it […]

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