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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart at the Proms

The first of three Proms this year featuring Korean performers: Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg, Ben-Haim and Mozart 19:30 Tue 23 Jul 2019 Royal Albert Hall Tickets £7.50 to £41 (plus booking fee) | Book tickets Yeol Eum Son: piano BBC Philharmonic Omer Meir Wellber: conductor Programme Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15 in B … [Read More]

Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart with ASMF at Cadogan Hall

Two Mozart concerti at the Cadogan Hall: Yeol Eum Son and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Cadogan Hall | 5 Sloane Terrace | London SW1X 9DQ Friday 20 April 2018, 7.30pm Tickets from £10 | Cadogan Hall Box Office: +44 (0)20 7730 4500 Book online Described as “marvellous, intense and boundlessly virtuosic”, … [Read More]

Korean performances at the City of London Festival

This year’s City of London Festival has a Korean focus. And although most of the performances in the festival are of Western classical music, there is a Korean Hamlet from Yohangza Theatre Company (who do a wonderful Midsummer Night’s Dream), fusion music from Ensemble Sinawi and contemporary and street dance too. Sunwook Kim (piano) Wednesday … [Read More]

Korean musicians at the Tchaikovsky competition

Korea does well at the Tchaikovsky competition. Voice Results: Female: 1st Prize: Sun Young Seo (South Korea); Male: 1st Prize: Jong Min Park (South Korea). Piano results: 1st Prize: Daniil Trifonov (Russia); 2nd Prize: Yeol Eum Son (South Korea); 3rd Prize: Seong Jin Cho (South Korea). On BBC Radio 3 Music Matters on 2 July … [Read More]