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Violin Recital Hee-Jin Kwon
June 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm£15
Violin Recital Hee-Jin Kwon
24th June 2018 at 7.30pm
Tickets: £15 from 0333 1212 300 or online below
Following the performance of Sibelious’ violin concerto with the Thames Philarmonia at the Landmark, outstanding Korean violinist Hee-Jin Kwon, will celebrate her UK solo debut at the Normansfield Theatre with wonderful music by Beethoven (Romance No.2), Grieg (Sonata No. 3), Ravel (Tzigane) and Youngjo Lee. She will be joined by the leader of the Thames Philharmonia, John Haworth and by Hanna Yu at the piano for the “Five Pieces” by Shostakovich: an evening of truly glorious music!
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Hee-Jin Kwon started to learn the violin at the age of 5. Kwon’s interest in music started at a young age as her mother was a pianist. She was further inspired after seeing a performance by Sarah Chang.
Kwon entered the prestigious Seoul Arts High School and later enrolled into Seoul National University with a scholarship, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in music.
She has participated in several competitions, such as The Music Education News Competition (grand prize), Yaejin Music Competition (1st place), Haneum Contest (1st place), The Peters Competition (2nd place), Shunye Music Competition (2nd place), United Music Competition (grand prize), Youngsan Young Artist Competition (2nd place).
Notable performances include the three violin sonatas of Brahms at the Samick Art Hall, as well as recitals at the Youngsan Art Hall. Additional highlights also include performances at the MusicAlp and Vivace Festivals.
Kwon has particiated in masterclasses of Igor Ozim, Sergy Kravchencko, Mi-kyung Lee, Ye-Eun Choi, and Ton Wei-Dong.
Currentl she is pursuing her postgraduate degree at the Alma mater under tutelage of Prof Kung-Sun Lee.
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