234th Season

Seong-Jin Cho

Piano

Seong-Jin Cho was born 28 May 1994 in Korea. He is a South Korean pianist.

Seong-Jin Cho won the XVII International Chopin Piano Competition (2015).

He has won the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists (2008) and a piano competition in Hamamatsu, Japan (2009), as well as Third Prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia (2011) and the Arthur Rubinstein in Tel Aviv (2014). He has performed in concert with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra (cond. Valery Gergiev), the French Radio, Czech, Seoul (all with Myung-whun Chung), Munich (cond. Lorin Maazel) and Ural (cond. Dmitry Liss) philharmonic orchestras, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin) (cond. Marek Janowski), Russian National Orchestra (cond. Mikhail Pletnev) and Basel Symphony Orchestra (cond. Pletnev). He has toured Japan, Germany, France, Russia, Poland, Israel, China and the US. He has appeared at the Tokyo Opera, in Osaka, at the Moscow Conservatory and at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, including with recitals. He has participated in numerous European festivals, including in St Petersburg, Moscow, Duszniki-Zdrój and Cracow, as well as festivals in New York and Castleton. As a chamber musician, he has been invited to work with the outstanding violinist Kyung Wha Chung.

Awards

2008 - International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists - First prize

2009 - Hamamatsu International Piano Competition - First prize

2011 - International Tchaikovsky Competition (piano) - Bronze medalist (Third Prize)

2014 - Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition - Third Prize

2015 - XVII International Chopin Piano Competition - First prize

Seong-Jin Cho was born 28 May 1994 in Korea. He is a South Korean pianist.

Seong-Jin Cho won the XVII International Chopin Piano Competition (2015).

He has won the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists (2008) and a piano competition in Hamamatsu, Japan (2009), as well as Third Prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia (2011) and the Arthur Rubinstein in Tel Aviv (2014). He has performed in concert with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra (cond. Valery Gergiev), the French Radio, Czech, Seoul (all with Myung-whun Chung), Munich (cond. Lorin Maazel) and Ural (cond. Dmitry Liss) philharmonic orchestras, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin) (cond. Marek Janowski), Russian National Orchestra (cond. Mikhail Pletnev) and Basel Symphony Orchestra (cond. Pletnev). He has toured Japan, Germany, France, Russia, Poland, Israel, China and the US. He has appeared at the Tokyo Opera, in Osaka, at the Moscow Conservatory and at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, including with recitals. He has participated in numerous European festivals, including in St Petersburg, Moscow, Duszniki-Zdrój and Cracow, as well as festivals in New York and Castleton. As a chamber musician, he has been invited to work with the outstanding violinist Kyung Wha Chung.

Awards

2008 - International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists - First prize

2009 - Hamamatsu International Piano Competition - First prize

2011 - International Tchaikovsky Competition (piano) - Bronze medalist (Third Prize)

2014 - Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition - Third Prize

2015 - XVII International Chopin Piano Competition - First prize


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