Korean Cultural Society of Boston

19.06.14: Benefit Concert by HaeSun Paik

Additional Information

Benefit Recital for KCSB: HaeSun Paik
Friday, June 14, 7:30 PM
Williams Hall, New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA

Ms. Paik won the 3rd Prize (no First Prize was awarded) at the Tchaikovsky Int'l Piano Competition in 1994, and became the first Korean to receive a prize. She won top prizes in other international competitions such as Queen Elisabeth and Leeds, and has appeared in numerous concert venues and music festivals.

Ms. Paik is a member of piano faculty at the New England Conservatory and the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Ms. Paik performed in a chamber concert sponsored by Korean Cultural Society of Boston in December 2013 at Jordan Hall. The review by Lloyd Schwartz (Music Critic with a Pulitzer Prize) in New York Arts praises that "Paik's combination of warmth and power were astounding."

The complete program can be found here.

Program includes

Beethoven   Sonata in F 1ninor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"

     I. Allegro assai

     II. Andante con moto

     III. Allegorma non troppo - Presto

Chopin        Nocturn e in E minor, Op. 72. No. 1

Chopin        Nocturn e in C# minor, Op. posth.

Ravel           La Valse