Sir Joo Yeon

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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A Review of London Korean cultural year 2017

by Philip Gowman 1 January 2018
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It feels like it’s been an incredibly busy year, and as I come to write this review I realise that, much more so than in previous years, many of the things that have been memorable I haven’t had time to write about – and maybe won’t. I’ve written separately about the films it was possible […]

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Joo Yeon Sir in Karl Jenkins’s The Armed Man

by Events Editor 31 August 2017
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News of Joo Yeon Sir’s September appearance at the Royal Festival Hall: Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man 29 Sep 2017, 7:30 pm Approximate run time: 150 mins Royal Festival Hall Tickets: £16.50 – £50 Booking fee: £2.50 Book tickets See Sir Karl Jenkins conduct a superb concert of his own compositions. Part of RGL Great […]

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Event news: the first KCC House Concert of the year is with Joo Yeon Sir

by Events Editor 15 February 2017
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The KCC has been holding an open call for Korean musicians to perform in their series of “House Concerts”. That application period closes on 19 February. In the meanwhile, a supremely talented duo will be giving the first recital of the year: KCC House Concert: Joo Yeon Sir (violin), Irina Andrievsky (piano) Tues 21 Feb, […]

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Concert notes: Joo Yeon Sir’s Festival Hall debut

by 앤서방 7 May 2016
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UK based violinist Joo Yeon Sir made a thrilling debut at The Royal Festival Hall last night. “Lament for the Valley”, a short piece for violin and orchestra, was composed for her by Karl Jenkins as part of his 2015 Music Award, in association with Classic FM. Conducted by Jenkins, Sir delivered an exhilarating, technically brilliant […]

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Event news: Joo Yeon Sir’s concert diary for May includes a Karl Jenkins premier

by Events Editor 29 April 2016
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Joo Yeon Sir makes her Royal Festival Hall debut with the Palladio Orchestra of London at the invitation of Sir Karl Jenkins, performing his work Lament for the Valley on Friday 6 May 7.30PM. Sir Karl has also kindly composed a new work called Chatterbox! for the Young Artist Residency at St. Johns Smith Square, […]

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Concert news: Joo Yeon Sir’s St John’s Smith Square debut

by Events Editor 13 February 2016
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Two debuts from Yoo Yeon Sir coming up: she and her pianist Irina Andrievsky make their first live radio appearance on BBC Radio 3 In Tune programme on Monday 22 February, talking with the presenter Sean Rafferty about St. John’s Smith Square Young Artist Residency (where they debut on 1 March) and the new commission […]

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Joo Yeon Sir’s November concert diary

by Events Editor 1 November 2015
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We hope some of you caught Joo Yeon Sir’s Albert Hall debut on Friday. Here are the dates from her November concert diary: Monday 2 November 1.10PM (St. James’s Piccadilly, London), Lunchtime Recital with Irina Andrievsky (piano) performing works by Poulenc, Sir Karl Jenkins and Grieg Friday 6 November 7.30PM (Derby University, Derbyshire), Evening Recital […]

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Joo Yeon Sir in broadcast premier and Albert Hall debut

by Philip Gowman 15 October 2015
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Last November, violinist Joo Yeon Sir won the Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award, held in association with the radio station Classic FM. The award was launched in 2013 to identify the most exciting young performers in Britain. According to Classic FM, the “candidates were judged based upon their technique, individualism, musicality, interpretation, communication […]

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Joo Yeon Sir plays Bach/Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Waxman at the V+A

by Events Editor 14 May 2015
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A late addition to this month’s concert diary: Friday 15th May 2015 6:30PM (Victoria & Albert Museum, London – Norfolk House Music Room), an evening recital by Joo Yeon Sir (violin) with Irina Andrievsky (piano) Bach-Mendelssohn Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004 for Violin and Piano Beethoven Sonata No. 5 in […]

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A day of art, documentary and music, all for free

by Philip Gowman 12 March 2015
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It always amazes me how much is on offer for free in London. I was determined to get to at least one of Joo Yeon Sir’s (free) Beethoven recitals at the Royal College of Music – but at 6pm, they are inconveniently early in the evening for someone working at Canary Wharf. So I booked […]

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Joo Yeon Sir’s March concert diary

by Events Editor 28 February 2015
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At LKL we’re full of admiration for Joo Yeon Sir’s stamina and more importantly her musicianship. Here’s her packed schedule for March. I’m definitely going to try to get to some of her Beethoven Sonata cycle – each one performed with a different accompanist. Tuesday 3rd March 2015 6.00pm Inner Parry Room, Royal College of […]

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Joo Yeon Sir wins Karl Jenkins music performance prize

by Philip Gowman 24 November 2014
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Congratulations to Joo Yeon Sir for winning The Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award in association with Classic FM (and a cheque for £4,000). Joo Yeon will now record a piece of her choice and a short work composed especially by Karl Jenkins, both of which will be broadcast on Classic FM Read more […]

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Joo Yeon Sir at Charlton House

by Events Editor 19 June 2012
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Violinist Joo Yeon Sir often includes English music in her recitals, and this Friday at Charlton House she will be playing two miniatures from that most English of composers, Elgar. The main items on the programme are Bach’s famous unaccompanied D minor Chaconne and Brahms’s lyrical second sonata. The Elgar pieces are Salut D’amour and […]

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Violinist Joo Yeon Sir’s upcoming concerts

by Events Editor 13 May 2011
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Joo Yeon Sir has a number of recitals coming up. Good to see her perform Vaughan Williams at the V&A this coming Sunday http://bit.ly/kghWhC # Keywords: Musicians: Sir Joo Yeon

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Event news: Joo Yeon Sir performs at St Martin-in-the-Fields

by Events Editor 17 January 2011
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Violininst Joo Yeon Sir plays in a lunchtime concert tomorrow: Lunchtime recital Royal College of Music Series 1:00pm – Tuesday 18 January 2011 Joo Yeon Sir (violin) and Irina Andrievsky (piano) Korean violinist Joo Yeon Sir is currently studying with Dr. Felix Andrievsky as a Scholar at the Royal College of Music, London and has […]

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Joo Yeon Sir tackles Delius

by Events Editor 20 October 2010
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It’s very seldom that one comes across a young Korean musician attempting the English repertoire. Kyung-wha Chung showed the way, over 30 years ago, with her Walton interpretations, but I can’t think of notable examples since. So let’s welcome 20-year old Korean violinist Joo Yeon Sir, winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Emily Anderson Prize […]

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