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Yekwon Sunwoo Solo Recital at Mannes Summer Piano Festival (Site)

Monday July 15, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


The Mannes School is thrilled to open the Mannes Summer Piano Festival with a recital by acclaimed pianist, Yekwon Sunwoo.

Yekwon Sunwoo, Piano

Unsuk Chin: Étude No. 5 (“Toccata”) from 6 Piano Études
Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 18 in G Major, D. 894
— Intermission —
Ligeti: Étude No. 13, L’escalier du diable (“The Devil’s Staircase”)
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6

About Yekwon Sunwoo
Yekwon Sunwoo has been hailed for his “unfailingly consistent excellence” (International Piano) and celebrated as “a pianist who commands a comprehensive technical arsenal that allows him to thunder without breaking a sweat” (Chicago Tribune). A powerful and virtuosic performer, he also, in his own words, “strives to reach for the truth and pure beauty in music”.

The first Korean Gold medallist of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Yekwon’s 23/24 season includes appearances with the Macao, Armenian, Kalamazoo & Victoria Symphonies, Slovak Philharmonic, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris as well as a US tour with the Esme String Quartet.

About the Mannes Summer Piano Festival Concert Series

Join at Mannes for a celebration of piano artistry at the inaugural Mannes Summer Piano Festival. From July 15 to July 24, experience an extraordinary lineup of internationally acclaimed pianists gracing the stage of the historic Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall at The New School.


Monday July 15
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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