Jiyeong Mun plays the Wigmore Hall

The second of two concerts by Korean performers at the Wigmore this Sunday: Jiyeong Mun piano Sunday 27 October 2019 7:30pm The Keyboard Charitable Trust Prizewinners’ Concert Series Tickets £15 – £30 | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata No. 31 […]

Esmé Quartet play the Wigmore Hall

The first of two concerts by Korean performers this Sunday: Esmé Quartet Sunday 27 October 2019 11:30am Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP Tickets £16 | £14 | Book tickets Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition Winner’s Concert This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval Wolfgang […]

Novus String Quartet lunchtime concert at the Wigmore

Established in Korea in 2007, the Novus String Quartet has gone on to achieve widespread success, notably with first prize at the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg in 2014. Its programme comprises masterpieces by Respighi and Berg composed during the years 1924–6. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936): Quartetto dorico Alban Berg (1885-1935): Lyric Suite Monday 25 March 2019 1:00PM Wigmore Hall […]

Hyeyoon Park coffee concert at the Wigmore

Making a welcome return to Wigmore Hall, Korean Hyeyoon Park has established herself as a violinist of outstanding gifts and expressive power. Her programme precedes one of Beethoven’s most challenging works for the instrument with Szymanowski’s subtle and elusive myth-based poems. Hyeyoon Park violin | Sholto Kynoch piano Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937): Myths Op. 30 Ludwig […]

Sunwook Kim plays the Wigmore Hall

Winner of the 2006 Leeds Piano Competition, the South Korean’s programme has as its lynchpins three major sonatas alongside a world première of a new work by his compatriot Donghoon Shin, the RPS composition prize winner and the awardee of the LSO Panufnik commission. Programme Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Piano Sonata in D K311 Ludwig […]

Novus String Quartet coffee concert at the Wigmore

Novus String Quartet play Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky Sunday 16 December 2018 11:30AM Wigmore Hall £16 (Concs £14) includes programme and coffee/sherry/juice | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval Mendelssohn’s A minor quartet is an early work, written in 1827 when he was 18 and shows the impact […]

Event news: Jongmin Park’s Wigmore Hall debut

Jongmin Park, winner of the song prize in the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, makes his Wigmore Hall debut. Included in the programme are two Korean art songs that he included in his Cardiff recitals. Jongmin Park bass; Simon Lepper piano Schumann, Mendelssohn, Kim and Cho Wigmore Hall, Sunday 4 June 2017 […]

Event news: Sumi Hwang Wigmore Hall recital

Last year’s Queen Elisabeth Competition winner Sumi Hwang will be performing at the Wigmore Hall next week as part of the Rosenblatt Recital Series. LKL readers can benefit from a discounted ticket offer of £16 tickets for £10 using the code “Rosenblatt1610” when booking on the phone or in person. Sumi Hwang soprano | Helmut […]

Jenna Sung piano recital at the Wigmore

A Sunday piano recital that commemorates the Sewol disaster: Jenna Sung, piano Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition Winner 16 November 2014 – 7:30pm Ticket Prices: £15 £13 £10 £8 Ticket bookings are subject to a £1.50 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per-ticket. Book tickets on the Wigmore Hall […]

Tenor Yun Jung-soo’s Wigmore Hall debut

The Richard Tauber prize for singers is awarded every 2 years in a competition sponsored by the Anglo-Austrian Music Society. It is open to young singers of any country resident in the United Kingdom or Austria. The first prize is £5,000 plus a public recital in London. The 2010 winner was Yun Jung-soo. The Anglo-Austrian […]

Grace Yeo’s Wigmore debut

Grace Yeo has been a regular lunchtime recitalist for a number of years. So it’s nice to see her making her debut at the Wigmore Hall on 4 November. The interesting programme includes a UK premiere of two pieces by the modern Korean composer Uzong Choe. Grace Yeo, piano Kirckman Concert Society Series Date: 4 […]

Concert notes: HJ Lim at the Wigmore

She strode onto the stage in her trademark silk trouser suit, casually tossed a handkerchief into the piano and launched immediately into the intensity of the first of Rachmaninov’s Etudes Tableaux Op 33. HJ Lim’s debut at the Wigmore had departed. As when a bus driver puts his foot on the accelerator before his passengers […]

HJ Lim’s Wigmore debut

Korean pianist HJ Lim has her official London debut at the Wigmore Hall on 20 July 2012. Expect passion and nostalgia in her Rachmaninov, and an explosive opening to her Hammerklavier. LKL heard her at Abbey Road studios earlier this year, and got a chance to interview her this week. We’ll be in the front […]