Pianist Evgeny Kissin to hold solo recital in Seoul for just one day

Asia's Tech News Daily

Pianist Evgeny Kissin to hold solo recital in Seoul for just one day

A poster for pianist Evgeny Kissin’s piano recital / Courtesy of Lotte Concert Hall

By Park Ji-won

Pianist Evgeny Kissin will be playing the famous piano works of legendary composers, such as Chopin, Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, for Korean audiences for the first time in three years.

During a solo recital scheduled to be held at Lotte Concert Hall on Nov. 22, the renowned musician and composer will be playing Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D minor;” Mozart’s “Adagio in B minor;” Beethoven’s “Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major” and Chopin’s “Mazurkas” and “Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Billante Op. 22.”

This will be the virtuoso’s fifth recital in Korea since 2006. In the past, Kissin always went on a national tour in Korea that lasted several days. But this time, due to his tight recital schedule in other parts of the world, he was able to have only a one-day concert here.

He is famous for an hour-long encore performance at a previous recital in Korea. Responding to audience members’ enthusiastic applause during his 2018 concert here, Kissin had to have an 85-minute long curtain call and play eight more works in addition to its original program. His 2018 recital here was sold out in two minutes.

Born in Moscow in October 1971, he began to play piano at the age of two. At the age of six, he entered the Moscow Gnessin School of Music, where he became a student of Anna Pavlovna Kantor. He is largely considered as a great successor to the Russian piano style due to his interpretations.

Kissin and his recordings have won numerous awards, such as the Edison Klassiek in The Netherlands, Grammy awards, the Diapason d’Or and the Grand Prix of La Nouvelle Academie du Disque in France.?

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Navy set for launch of light carrier project, spurred by budget passage

Shown in this file image released by the Navy on Nov. 8, 2021, is a rendering of South Korea’s first light aircraft carrier, which is expected to be built by ... Read more »

Activists find hope in technology to stop animal cruelty in fashion, scientific research

Holding a banner reading, “I Am Not Food,” activists from the animal rights group, CARE, protest against dog meat consumption in Gwanghwamun Square, central Seoul, in this January 2018 file ... Read more »

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi to delist from New York exchange

The logo for Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Global is pictured at the New York Stock Exchange floor in New York City, June 30. Reuters-Yonhap Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said ... Read more »

Nat'l Assembly passes record W607.7t govt. budget for 2022

Parliament holds a plenary session for the revision of the youth protection act on Nov. 11. (Yonhap)The National Assembly passed the 2022 government budget Friday, a record high amount of ... Read more »

Number of critically ill COVID-19 patients hits record high

A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment checks a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient inside the intensive care unit of the Bagae Hospital in Pyeongtaek, Dec. 1. EPA-Yonhap South Korea’s daily ... Read more »

[Graphic News] S. Korea's 2021 rice output rises for first time in 6 years

South Korea’s rice output rose for the first time in six years due mainly to favorable weather conditions and an increase in the cultivation area, data showed. The country’s rice ... Read more »

UN excludes N. Korea from humanitarian aid plans for two straight years

(Reuters)The United Nations has excluded North Korea from its global humanitarian assistance plan for 2022, its recent report showed, apparently due to the impoverished country’s prolonged border lockdown against the ... Read more »

Gov't to limit private gatherings to 6 in capital area, 8 elsewhere

A man wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a temporary screening clinic for the coronavirus in Seoul, Dec. 1. AP-Yonhap South Korea will limit ... Read more »

Woori union denies plans to participate in management

Woori Financial Group Chairman Son Tae-seung attends a meeting with Financial Supervisory Service Governor Jeong Eun-bo at the headquarters of the Korea Federation of Banks in Seoul, Nov. 3. Joint ... Read more »

Lee Jae-myung asks US firms for investment and jobs while promising to ease regulations

Lee Jae-myung, presidential nominee for the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, speaks Thursday in a meeting with representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea held in Yeouido, western ... Read more »

Lim Young-woong's 'My Starry Love' is most popular music video on YouTube in Korea this year

Singer Lim Young-woong / Courtesy of Kissing Heart By Dong Sun-hwa Amid the roaring K-pop boom, singer Lim Young-woong has proven the power of trot music, with his “My Starry ... Read more »

KOCCA wraps up ON:Hallyu Festival in success

K-pop boy band Stray Kids interacts with fans during a fan meeting event on Nov. 6, which was held as a part of the ON:Hallyu Festival. Courtesy of KOCCA By ... Read more »

SK chairman's younger brother tapped as battery unit leader

Chey Jae-won, right, the younger brother of SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won, left, is likely to be named as head of SK On, the group’s battery unit that will undergo ... Read more »

[INTERVIEW] Documentary filmmaker zooms in on Zainichi Koreans

Filmmaker Kim Cheol-min / Courtesy of Indie Story By Kwak Yeon-soo It was a simple coincidence that documentary director Kim Cheol-min traveled to Mount Kumgang in 2002. There he encountered ... Read more »

POSCO benchmarking Google-Alphabet model for overhaul

POSCO’s office in Seoul Courtesy of POSCO By Baek Byung-yeul POSCO Group Chairman Choi Jeong-woo POSCO is seeking to benchmark Google’s establishing of Alphabet as its holding company in its ... Read more »

Inflation woes grip Korean economy

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki. Korea Times file Consumer prices jump at fastest pace in nearly 10 years By Lee Kyung-min The much-dreaded persistence of inflation is ... Read more »

S.Korea, US agree to update war plans against growing N. Korean threats

South Korea’s Defense Minister Suh Wook (R) and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (L) at a joint press conference right after the 53rd Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) held in Seoul ... Read more »

Skepticism grows over HYBE shares

BTS members perform during their concert held at the SOFI Stadium in Los Angeles on Nov. 28, local time. Courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment By Anna J. Park Shares of ... Read more »

Community infections of Omicron variant looming large

Medical workers enter a hospital in Incheon, Thursday, where a married couple were hospitalized the previous day after testing positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the first cases in ... Read more »

Choi Woo-shik, Kim Da-mi team up again for rom-com 'Our Beloved Summer'

Actors Roh Jeong-eui, Choi Woo-shik, director Kim Yoon-jin, actors Kim Da-mi, and Kim Sung-cheol pose for pictures during the online press conference of the romantic comedy series “Our Beloved Summer,” ... Read more »

Qualcomm ditches TSMC, lets Samsung produce new chips

Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon speaks during its Investor Day event, Nov. 22. Captured from Qualcomm’s YouTube channel By Kim Yoo-chul Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon said it has chosen Samsung as ... Read more »

MZ Generation flexing muscles behind booming luxury brand market

gettyimagesbank Personal luxury goods market continues to expand despite pandemic By Lee Gyu-lee While COVID-19 has dealt a blow to almost every industry worldwide, bringing chaos and economic recession, the ... Read more »

People Power Party's continued strife puts dent in electioneering efforts

Main opposition People Power Party Chairman Lee Jun-seok pose with families of victims of the Jeju April 3 incident in Jeju on Thursday. (People Power Party)People Power Party Chairman Lee ... Read more »

Hanjin chairman honored for bold leadership amid pandemic crisis

Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Won-tae / Yonhap By Lee Min-hyung Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Won-tae has been selected as the 2021 Person of the Year by Orient Aviation, a commercial ... Read more »

POSCO, General Motors ink JV targeting US EV market

The photo shows the ultimate battery used in GM’s electric vehicles. Courtesy of POSCO Chemical By Kim Hyun-bin POSCO Chemical has inked a joint venture (JV) with General Motors (GM) ... Read more »

FSS chief meets with asset management leaders

Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) Governor Jeong Eun-bo, fifth from right, stands next to CEOs of local asset management companies who participated in the meeting held at Kensington Hotel in Seoul’s ... Read more »

Moon's end of war proposal faces multitude of challenges

President Moon Jae-in (Yonhap)President Moon Jae-in hopes to declare the end of the Korean War during his term, but such a declaration without corresponding denuclearization does not guarantee peace on ... Read more »

Nongshim challenging Paldo with winter 'bibimmyeon'

By Kim Bo-eun Nongshim’s winter edition of “Baehongdong Bibimmyeon” / Courtesy of Nongshim Nongshim said Thursday that it had launched a winter edition of its cold spicy noodle product, “Baehongdong ... Read more »

BTS most streamed Korean artist on Spotify this year

K-pop boy group BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Music By Dong Sun-hwa K-pop behemoth BTS was the most streamed Korean artist on Spotify this year, the streaming giant said ... Read more »

NK to hold key party meeting as Kim's 10-year leadership anniversary approaches

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center) convenes a politburo meeting of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang on Wednesday, during which it decided to hold a plenary ... Read more »

How much are top Korean actresses paid?

These two file photos show actresses Song Hye-kyo, left, and Jun Ji-hyun. Korea Times file By Yoon Ja-young With the rising popularity of Korean dramas around the world, salaries paid ... Read more »

PEFs face difficulties in acquiring or selling manufacturers

gettyimagesbank By Park Jae-hyuk Private equity funds (PEFs) are facing difficulties in buying and selling manufacturers in the Korean market, as politicians are calling for measures to restrict them from ... Read more »

Ben Affleck spills on rekindling his relationship with Jennifer Lopez

Ever since Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez rekindled their romance, fans have been dying to know how it happened. And now Affleck has teased details of what their relationship is ... Read more »

Seoul reports record high of 2,268 daily COVID-19 cases

A man wearing a face mask walks in front of Christmas decorations in Seoul, Dec. 1. AP-Yonhap The number of Seoul’s daily COVID-19 cases has hit a record high of ... Read more »

[Contribution] What can we expect in post-pandemic Korea?

Alicia Garcia Herrero By Alicia Garcia Herrero After a long fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Korea has started to open up recently by making international travel possible albeit still difficult. ... Read more »

Coronavirus: New infections, critical cases hit record highs

People queue in line to wait for a coronavirus test at a temporary screening clinic for the coronavirus in Seoul, Dec. 1. AP-Yonhap South Korea’s new coronavirus cases and the ... Read more »

BTS to be absent from MAMAs due to self-quarantine after overseas travel

BTS performs during the concert at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, Nov. 28. The group will be unable to attend the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards scheduled for next week ... Read more »

Assembly set to pass W607.9t budget by deadline: official

Parliament holds a plenary session for the revision of the youth protection act on Nov. 11. (Yonhap)The National Assembly is set to pass the government’s 2022 budget before Thursday’s deadline ... Read more »

N. Korea to hold key party meeting as leader Kim set to mark 10 years in power

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) convenes a politburo meeting of the country’s ruling Worker’s Party in Pyongyang on Wednesday, in this photo released by the North’s official Korean Central ... Read more »

Inflation growth hits 10-year high in November

gettyimagesbank South Korea’s consumer prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 10 years in November due to surging energy costs and high prices of farm products, data showed Thursday, ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic