- SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS
2017.09.15 (FRI) 08: 00 pm Lotte Concert Hall
70,000원(R), 50,000원(S), 30,000원(A), 20,000원(B), 10,000원(C)
conductor - Mario Venzago
piano - Ji-Yeong Mun
※ Artists, program, date and venue are subject to change.
About the Concert
YOUNG WINNERS II: JIYEONG MUN MEETS MAESTRO VENZAGO ①
September 15 – 8PM, Friday / Lotte Concert Hall
Mario Venzago, conductor
Ji-Yeong Mun, piano
Verdi, ‘I Vespri Siciliani’ Overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
Schumann, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97
Robert Schumann just couldn’t help himself. He knew he was meant to be writing serious symphonies, but emotion kept getting in the way. So with its heroic opening and beer-festival finale, his Rhenish symphony is more than just an expansive musical postcard from the sunny hills of the Rhineland – it’s a self-portrait of one of music’s supreme poets. Beethoven’s brightest piano concerto is a self-portrait, too - this time of the youthful Beethoven out to create a stir. And in the hands of Jiyoung Moon - one of Korea’s fastest-rising young piano stars – you’ll know it. Guest conductor Mario Venzago launches the concert in a blaze of operatic passion, with the stirring overture to Verdi’s I Vespri Siciliani.
Mario Venzago is the principal conductor and artistic director of the Bern Symphony Orchestra since 2010 and Artist in Association at Finland's Tapiola Sinfonietta since 2007. Before, he was principal conductor or general music director of the following orchestras: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Basque ...
The overall winner of the Geneva Competition (unanimously awarded First Prize) and the Busoni Competition (first Asian pianist to win First Prize since it began in 1949), Jiyeong Mun – known in the music world as Chloe Mun – seems to be following in the footsteps of Martha Argerich, who won both awards in 1957, launching a brilli...