Korean piano star to perform with Belgrade Philharmonic in Kolarac

The Korean pianist, Yeol Eum Son will perform with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Howard Griffiths, on Friday, 18th, May, at 8pm, in Kolarac.

“The audience will have a unique opportunity to hear the rarely performed Dvorzak’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra and the rarely performed “The Noon Witch” and Schubert’s 3rd Symphony, ” the Philharmonic Orchestra’s statement says.

Yeol Eum Son hails from South Korea. She first drew international attention when she appeared as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lorin Maazel in 2004. Her awards include the Silver Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition 2011, in which she also received the Best Chamber Concerto Performances and the Best Performance of the Commissioned Work.

Son had her first piano lesson at the age of three and a half. She made a recital debut on Kumho Prodigy Concert Series in July 1998. At the age of twelve, she started studying with pianist Kim Dae-jin. At age sixteen, she entered the Korea National University of Arts to continue her piano studies.

Although all the tickets for the Belgrade concert have been sold, there are close to 100 available tickets for those audiences who don’t mind standing in the aisles.

(Blic, 17.05.2018)


Photo credits: Marco Borggreve / Promo

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