All posts tagged "pianist"

  • The cover of Cho Seong-jin's upcoming live recording. (Yonhap)
    Pianist Cho Seong-jin to release second live recording

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff Pianist Cho Seong-jin, winner of the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, will release a live recording of the competition under the label of the Fryderyk Chopin Institute next month. This...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Kim Duk-soo, fifth from left, a “samulnori” master, will collaborate with indie rock musicians as part of his project “Electric Samulnori” on Feb. 14 and 21 at KT&G Sangsang Madang Live Hall in Hongdae area, Seoul. 
(Courtesy of KT&G Sangsang Madang)
    Rebirth of ‘gukak’

    Traditional music evolves into modern, hip sounds By Chung Ah-young Traditional musicians often face a dilemma of whether they should only play the music of past generations or break established rules to create new styles of expression....

    • Posted February 7, 2014
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  • Chung Myung-whun plays the piano during a news conference in southern Seoul on Tuesday. (Yonhap)
    Chung Myung-whun releases his first piano album at age of 60

     ”It’s mostly for my two grandchildren…to tell them who I am” By Chung Hyun-chae Chung Myung-whun is now among Asia’s most acclaimed conductors, so it’s easy to forget he began his musical career as a pianist, making...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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    Re-Joyce !

    Critically acclaimed Korean Pianist Joyce Yang returns to Southland Dec. 12-14, at 8 p.m., in Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Korean pianist Joyce Yang, hailed as “the most gifted young pianist of her generation,” will return...

    • Posted December 2, 2013
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