Yekwon Sunwoo, 2017 CLIBURN GOLD MEDALIST
2022 Cliburn Concerts
Date: January 22, 2022 2:00 pm CST
Venue: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
“a pianist who commands a comprehensive technical arsenal that allows him to thunder without breaking a sweat” – Chicago Tribune
In this concert, Yekwon takes part in a performance and conversation, moderated by Buddy Bray, with insights on his life since his 2017 win, as well as plenty of wonderful music.
On Friday, he’ll join us at the Post, where you can enjoy a cocktail and signature food dishes during this casual concert, complete with comments and introductions from the artist. For details on Friday’s concert check here.
RESPIGHI Six Pieces for Piano
STRAUSS Sonata in B Minor, op. 5
STRAUSS-GRAINGER Ramble on the Last Love-Due from Der Rosenkavalier
ABOUT YEKWON SUNWOO, 2017 CLIBURN GOLD MEDALIST
He has wowed audiences across North America, Europe, and Asia; has graced the cover of Forbes Korea as one of 40 power leaders; was declared “one to watch” by International Piano magazine; and was featured in the Korean reality show “Stranger.” After too long, our current gold medalist will at last return to Fort Worth this January, with two very different opportunities to hear him play and speak. On Friday night, he’ll join us at the Post, where you can enjoy a cocktail and signature food dishes during this casual concert, complete with comments and introductions from the artist. Then, on Saturday afternoon, Yekwon takes part in a concert and conversation, moderated by Buddy Bray, with insights on his life since his 2017 win, as well as plenty of wonderful music.
GENERAL CONCERT INFORMATION
Patrons must be 8 years of age or older to attend Cliburn Concerts.
For questions about ticketing please contact the Bass Hall Box Office at 817.212.4280.
The on-site will call and box office will open in the Modern Art Museum lobby one hour prior to concert time.
For information on parking, please visit https://www.themodern.org/visit/map-and-directions
Photography and recording are strictly prohibited.