Joo Yeon Sir at Charlton House

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 […]

Joo Yeon Sir tackles Delius

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 […]