Seonghyeon Leem

11 August Friday, 21:00 Aktur - Zefirya Culture Center

Seonghyeon Leem
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J. Haydn – Sonata in E major, Hob. XVI:31
• Moderato
• Allegretto
• Finale: Presto

F. Chopin – Sonata No. 2 in b flat minor, Op. 35
• Grave. Doppio movimento
• Scherzo
• Marche funèbre: Lento
• Finale: Presto


J. Brahms – 4 Ballades, Op. 10

• No. 1 in d minor. Andante
• No. 2 in D major. Andante
• No. 3 in b minor. Intermezzo. Allegro
• No. 4 in B major. Andante con moto

I. Stravinsky-G. Agosti – The Firebird Suite
• Danse infernale du roi Kastcheï
• Berceuse
• Finale


South Korean pianist Seonghyeon Leem made her European debut in the Mozarthaus Konzertsaal Vienna. Highlights of the 2022/23 season, she won the first Prize at the 5th International Piano Competition Istanbul Orchestra’ Sion, (as well as the Prize of the Consul General of France Olivier Gauvin, the Cemal Reşit Rey Prize, and an artwork from Ciner Holding), and performed in a concert of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Mozarteum University Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ion Marin at the Haus für Mozart at the Salzburger Festspiele. Seonghyeon Leem performed at the concerts of the Ravel G Major Concerto with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie and conductor Hankyeol Yoon in Konstanz and Friedrichshafen in April 2023. She toured with concerts in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland and China. She was invited to substitute for the pianist Paul Gulda at the 34th Chopin Festival in Gaming. She also performed at the Music in the Mountains Festival in Colorado, the Opening Concert in the International Mendelssohn Academy Leipzig, the Musica Mundi Chamber Music Course and Festival, and the Bechstein Young Professionals in the C. Bechstein Vielharmonie. Seonghyeon Leem holds an Undergraduate degree with honors from the Seoul National University where she studied with Prof. Aviram Reichert.Seonghyeon Leem regards herself as a protégé of Paul Gulda and Eunju Heo. She received masterclasses from renown musicians such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Menahem Pressler, Arie Vardi and Elisabeth Leonskaja. In June 2023, she was selected as a scholarship recipient of the Elfrun Gabriel Stiftung. During the funding period, she will play numerous piano recitals in Central Germany