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

Recital: Fukuoka

ACROS Fukuoka - Symphony Hall

Maurice Ravel: Sérénade grotesque (um 1892/93) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Menuet Antique (1895) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Sonatine fis-Moll (1903-05) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Miroirs (Spiegelbilder) für Klavier (1904/05) Interval Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (1908) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales (1911) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin - Suite für Klavier (1914/17)

Recital: Kurayoshi

Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine fis-Moll (1903-05) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales (1911) für Klavier Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (1908) für Klavier Interval Franz Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année: Italie, S 161

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Recitals at the Prague Spring Festival and Dresdner Music Festival

This May, Seong-Jin Cho embarks on a whirlwind festival tour, captivating audiences at both the Prague Spring Festival (May 24) and the Dresdner Music Festival (May 25). After an eight-year absence, Cho returns to Prague with a thrilling recital programme that he then reprises in Dresden. 

The first half of the recital showcases three masterpieces by…

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Seong-Jin Cho returns to Carnegie Hall

Seong-Jin Cho returns to Carnegie Hall on May 17 with an exhilarating recital programme featuring masterpieces by Haydn, Ravel, and Liszt. Renowned as a major star of the Hall, Seong-Jin’s 2022 performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 elevated his status to legendary after stepping in on a single day’s notice with the Vienna Philharmonic.…

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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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