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“...clearly a virtuoso."

BBC Music Magazine

 

“...she brings out the melody of Schubert's song, surrounded by Liszt's figurations, beautifully and phrases intelligently."

Turok's Choice

 

"outstanding"

The New York Times

 

 

PROGRAM

 

FRANZ SCHUBERT
Piano Sonata in D major, D.850

FRANZ LISZT
Don Juan Fantasy
Gnomenreigen

LISZT-SCHUBERT
Gretchen am Spinnrade

 

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

Korean-American pianist Min Kwon’s activities as a performer and teacher have taken her to all 50 states in the USA and to 45 countries on five continents. She has appeared at festivals of Aspen, Ravinia, Cape & Islands, Caramoor, Colmar (France), Freiburg, Salzburg, Kuhmo (Finland), and Prague. As a soloist, she has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, North Carolina, Atlanta, New Jersey, Delaware, and Fort Worth symphonies, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall, among many others. She has also toured extensively with the Orquesta Estaudo de Mexico, Orquesta Sinfornica Venezuela, and with all of the major orchestras in Korea, including the Seoul Philharmonic, Korean Symphony, KBS Orchestra, Puchon and Daejun Philharmonic Orchestras. She has collaborated with such conductors as James Conlon, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, John Giordano, Alan Gilbert, and Vaktang Giordania, and as a chamber musician, with principal players of the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Min Kwon has also given more than 200 joint recitals under the auspices of CAMI and IMG Artists with violinist Yoon Kwon. During the 2000-2002 seasons, Min Kwon was also the principal keyboardist of Chicago Civic Orchestra under Daniel Barenboim, appearing in many orchestral and chamber performances at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall. Recent season highlights include a critically-acclaimed solo recital at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and London’s Steinway Hall, and concerto appearances with the Bacau Philharmonic in Italy, New York Sinfonietta in New York, and performances in Finland, Norway, Estonia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Grand Prize winner of KBS Seoul Emerging Artists Award, Kwon was also the winner of Juilliard’s coveted Gina Bachauer International Award and has captured more than a dozen top prizes at competitions in the US, Spain, Italy, and Scotland. In demand as a teacher and adjudicator, Kwon has taught in summers at Kuhmo International Chamber Music Festival in Finland, International Keyboard Institute in Korea, Vladimir Feltzman Piano Summer in New York, and Ameropa International Chamber Music Festival in Prague. She has also been a guest faculty at London’s Royal College of Music and Singapore’s National University, and regularly adjudicates numerous competitions. She has taught piano and chamber music at The Juilliard School, and since 2002 has been on the piano faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Ms. Kwon earned her Bachelor of Music from the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of nineteen, MM and DMA from The Juilliard School, and has also pursued post-doctoral studies in Salzburg.

Schubert & Liszt (Min Kwon)

$20.00Price