South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho captured the world’s attention in 2015 by earning, by his flawless, insightful performances, the Gold Medal at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw, at age 21. He had previously won the Gold Medal at the Hammamatsu Competition, as well as Bronze Medals at the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition and the 2014 Arthur Rubinstein Competition.
In the 2016-17 season, Cho is set to make high-profile recital debuts, notably at Carnegie Hall and as part of the’s very prestigious Master Pianists series at Amsterdam Concertgebouw. Recital tours will take in Japan, Taiwan, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, the UK and the United States, while concerto performances will include a US tour with the Warsaw Philharmonic and appearances in the UK with the Liverpool Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko, at the Philharmonie de Paris with the Orchestre de Paris and Tomáš Netopil, and in Italy with both the Santa Cecilia Orchestra and Valery Gergiev and the St Petersburg Philharmonic and Yuri Temirkanov.
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