Biography

With an innate musicality and overwhelming talent, Seong-Jin Cho has established himself worldwide as one of the leading pianists of his generation and most distinctive artists on the current music scene. His thoughtful and poetic, assertive and tender, virtuosic and colourful playing can combine panache with purity and is driven by an impressive natural sense of balance.

Seong-Jin Cho was brought to the world’s attention in 2015 when he won First Prize at the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw, and his career has rapidly ascended since. In January 2016, he signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon.

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Performances

Recital: Prague

Rudolfinum

Maurice Ravel: Menuet Antique (1895) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Sonatine fis-Moll (1903-05) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (1908) für Klavier Interval Franz Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année: Italie, S 161

Recital: Dresden

Palais im Großen Garten Dresden

Maurice Ravel: Menuet Antique (1895) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Sonatine fis-Moll (1903-05) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (1908) für Klavier Interval Franz Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année: Italie, S 161

News & Press

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Seong-Jin Cho Named Artist-in-Residence for Berliner Philharmoniker 2024/25 Season

We are delighted to announce that pianist, Seong-Jin Cho, is the Artist in Residence of the Berliner Philharmoniker for the 2024/25 season.

Since his debut in 2017, Seong-Jin Cho has worked intensively with the orchestra on several projects, including touring to his home country, South Korea. On this exciting and prestigious role, Cho spoke passionately about…

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London Philharmonic Orchestra Debut

Financial Times

"Seong-Jin Cho radiated luminosity and exhibited a fresh individuality of spirit that gave the performance life."

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Seong-Jin Cho makes his debut with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

This week Seong-Jin Cho makes his debut with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Saint-Saëns’ colourful Piano Concerto No. 5. under the orchestra’s Chief Conductor, Ryan Bancroft.

The composer himself remarked that this piece is reminiscent of a voyage on the sea. And it is a voyage Cho and Bancroft will embark on this week too, taking the…

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Debut with London Philharmonic Orchestra

Seong-Jin Cho makes his highly anticipated debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall on April 10. This performance underscores Cho's burgeoning relationship with London, marking his fifth appearance in just over a year. His engagements have included a recital at the Barbican in February 2023, Wigmore Hall in July 2023, BBC Proms…

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Recital Tour in Europe

Seong-Jin Cho sets off on an extensive solo recital tour across Europe, gracing notable venues in Paris, Lucerne, Frankfurt, Madrid, and more. Cho presents a captivating program featuring beloved works by Chopin, Haydn, Ravel, and Liszt. Delight in Haydn's dynamic Piano Sonata in E minor, alternating with Chopin's Polonaise Op. 44 and Nocturne Op. 48. Revel in Ravel's…

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