Instrument: Piano

1994 | Lucille Chung, Piano

Performance Date: Sep. 10, 1994
Lucille Chung

Born in Montréal, Canadian pianist Lucille Chung has been acclaimed for her “stylish and refined performances” by Gramophone magazine, “combining vigor and suppleness with natural eloquence and elegance” (Le Soir). Chung has also been hailed as “a considerable artist, admirable for her bold choice of music” by the Sunday Times for her recordings of the complete piano works by György Ligeti on the Dynamic label.


1989 | Wonmi Kim, Piano

Performance Date: Sep. 23, 1989

Wonmi Kim has been an active chamber musician performing with musicians of the ‘Moscow Virtuosi’, Curtis String string players and many other world renowned ensembles. She has also performed on the following major concert stages outside Korea: Academy House (Philadelphia), Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.), The RAI Auditoriums in Torino and Napoli in Italy, and Musis Sacrum (Holland). Her performances have been broadcast on CBS, NHK, DDR, Dutch Radio, KBS, and Chinese Radio among others.


1985 | Hyekyung Lee, Piano

Performance Date: Oct. 12, 1985

Today, Hyekyung Lee is recognized as one of Korea’s outstanding musicians with her wide concert repertoire from baroque to contemporary. In 1984 she received the ‘Critic’s Prize’ from the Korea Music Pen Club. In 1988 she was named “Musician of the Year” by Dong—a music magazine. In 1998 she received the “Korea Music Award” from the Korea Music Society. In 2004 she received the “Seoul Music Prize” from the Korea Music Critic Association. In 2005 she was in the jury of the Louisiana International Piano Competition, in 2006 she was a guest professor at the Music College in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2009-11 she was the vice president of the Korea Piano Society.


1983 | Youngho Kim, Piano

Performance Date: Oct. 21, 1983

Youngho Kim is one of most active pianists in Korea as a soloist and as a chamber musician. In 2009 he appeared as a soloist with Sejong Soloists, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra in New York, Busan Philaharmonic, Gwangju Symphony and other orchestras in Korea. In July of 2009 Youngho Kim performed with Dae Jeon Philharmonic Orchestra celebrating its 25th anniversary and played a solo recital in Cairo, Egypt. In 2010-11 seeason highlight performances will include Seoul Spring Festival, recitals in Beijing, Tianjin, Wuhan in China, Tel Aviv, Israel and Berlin, Germany.