South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho to play in Abu Dhabi

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Tue 09-01-2018 11:06 AM

ABU DHABI, 9th January, 2018 (WAM) — South Korean rising star and Chopin competition gold medallist Seong-Jin Cho is set to play two piano recitals in Abu Dhabi at The Arts Centre at New York University Abu Dhabi and at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara on the 7th and 8th of February 2018.

Held under the under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Classics programme has set the stage for Seong-Jin Cho’s debut performances in the region. Seong-Jin Cho has expressed a predilection for the works of Chopin that has become a defining principle of his artistry. His passion for Chopin will be reflected in the concert programme for his two concerts in Abu Dhabi, comprising in addition an inclination to also explore Beethoven’s mastery with the classic sonata form.

The programme also features the 19th century classic Fantasiestuecke by Robert Schumann, a piece that was inspired by the collection of short stories and essays. Concluding the evenings will be Debussy’s Images compositions, featuring an impressionist tone that will guide audiences through a transcendence of reality in the form of music.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker/Esraa Ismail


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