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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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

Fournier Trio in Wigmore Hall debut

The Fournier Trio, featuring Korean violinist Sulki Yu with Pei-Jee Ng (Cello) and Chiao-Ying Chang (Piano) will be making their Wigmore debut on 17 October. The programme includes a world premiere. Fournier Trio – The Kirckman Concert Series Date: 17 October 2011 – 7:30pm Place: Wigmore Hall (36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP) Ticket Prices: … [Read More]

Sulki Yu at the Wigmore

News of an upcoming recital at the Wigmore featuring talented Korean violinist Sulki Yu. PLG YOUNG ARTISTS Monday 30 November 2009 at 7.30pm Sulki Yu violin Chiao-Ying Chang piano Zalas Trio Carlota Amargós violin Beatrix Graf clarinet Nikolaos Stavlas piano PROGRAMME Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 3 ‘Ballade’ for solo violin Edwin Roxburgh: Sonata for violin and … [Read More]

Kim So-Ock at the Wigmore

Tuesday 1 December 2009 – 7:30 PM Wigmore Hall Performers So-Ock Kim violin Sunwook Kim piano Programme Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Op. 96 Chausson Poème Op. 25 Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor Op. 82 Ravel Tzigane About this concert Both natives of South Korea, So-Ock Kim is a previous gold medallist … [Read More]

Meehyun Ahn at the Wigmore

Notice of a sparkling piano recital by Korean pianist Meehyun Ahn, this Sunday 12 July at the Wigmore Hall at 7:30pm. Meehyun Ahn (안미현) has been described as one of the leading pianists of her generation “with skilled and artistic excellence” who has been influenced by the traditional Russian school of pianism. Her solid and … [Read More]

Min-jin Kym at the Wigmore

News of Min-jin Kym’s violin recital at the Wigmore tomorrow evening, 23 May. Min-Jin Kym violin Ian Brown piano Stravinsky Suite italienne arr. from Pulcinella for violin & piano Beethoven Violin Sonata in A Op. 30 No. 1 Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Op. 78 Bartók Rhapsody No. 1 The distinguished duo, Min-Jin … [Read More]

Kowoon Yang at the Wigmore

The second Wigmore debut by a young Korean artist this week: First prize-winner in the Max Rostal International violin competition in Berlin in 1998 and winner of major prizes in a number of international competitions, Kowoon Yang (양고운) has performed as soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, including the Moscow Philharmonic and the Beijing Central Orchestra. … [Read More]

Event news: Jasmine Choi at the Wigmore

Notice of an upcoming recital at the Wigmore, including a rare opportunity to hear a work by Korean composer Yun Isang, and an exclusive deal for lucky LKL readers. Jasmine Choi – flute Ashley Wass – piano Debussy – Syrinx Reinecke – Sonata for flute and piano Op. 167 ‘Undine’ Yun – Garak Bartók – … [Read More]