concert

Yewkon Sunwoo and Dmitri Levkovich

Laureats of the International Piano Forum present works by Chopin, Franck, Rachmaninov und Beethoven.

Yewkon Sunwoo
Yekwon Sunwoo was born in Anyang (South Korea) in 1989. He studied the piano in his native country, then at Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia before completing a Master’s at Juilliard School in New York. He was a laureate at numerous competitions and won first prizes in the Florida International Piano Competition, at the Interlaken Classics festival and in the William Kapell International Piano Competition. He has also performed at numerous festivals and major venues all over the world, including Carnegie Hall. In 2015, Yekwon Sunwoo won the International German Piano Award in the competition organized by International Piano Forum to promote excellence in the piano world, impressing the panel of twelve judges (musicians, directors, music managers and producers) with his perfect technique and top-class performance.  

Dmitri Levkovich
Dmitri Levkovich is a Canadian pianist and composer of Ukrainian extraction, who was lauded by the Frankfurter Allgemeine for his “outstanding finesse that goes way beyond the norm”. Levkovich has performed at some of the world’s top venues, including Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Grand Hall at Moscow Conservatory, the Grand Hall at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Warsaw Philharmonic and the concert hall at the Mariinski Theater in Saint Petersburg, playing with major orchestras under such great conductors as Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Markus Stenz and Sebastian Weigle. Many of his concerts have also been broadcast on television and the radio.  

 

Programme:

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35
César Franck: Prelude, chorale and fugue, Op. 21
Sergej Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No 2 in B-flat minor, Op 36
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
Frédéric Chopin: 24 Preludes op. 28

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