A leading international artist possessing penetrating interpretative powers, Yeol Eum Son had our patrons standing and cheering when she performed in our 21st season. The highly popular artist was a
A leading international artist possessing penetrating interpretative powers, Yeol Eum Son had our patrons standing and cheering when she performed in our 21st season. The highly popular artist was a winner at the XIVth International Tchaikovsky Competition and recipient of the Silver Medal at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She performs with notable orchestras worldwide.
New York Concert Review says she posses, “A kind of superhuman eclat that can easily remind you of Hoffmann or Lhevinne in its supremely clear, neat and even brilliance.”
Her discography includes a work released in 2016 with the music of early 20th century composers, Berg, Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel as well as her debut CD of complete Chopin Etudes released in 2004 and Chopin Nocturnes for Piano and Strings in 2008.
Currently residing in Germany, Yeol Eum Son studies with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover. She holds a degree from the Korean National University of Arts, under the guidance of Dae Jin Kim. Previously she had studied with Cheng-Zong Yin, one of China’s most prominent pianists. Yeol Eum is an honorary ambassador of the Seoul Arts Center and her home city of Wonju.
MOZART: Nine Variations in C major
PART: Variations for the Healing of Arinushka
RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales
SCHUBERT/LISZT: Valse-caprice no. 6 from “Soiree de Vienne”
RACHMANINOFF: Preludes, op. 32
GULDA: Play Piano Play
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