2017 Cliburn GOLD MEDALIST
Final Round Quintet
webcast live from Bass Performance Hall on June 7, 2017


DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 81 with the Brentano String Quartet

The first Korean to win Cliburn gold, Yekwon is hailed for his “unfailingly consistent excellence,” and “ravishing pianism” in performances across North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent and upcoming highlights include Bravo! Vail with the Dallas Symphony, Royal Danish Orchestra at home and on tour, and a special collaboration with choreographer Trey McIntyre and the San Francisco Ballet. He 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 Korean reality show “Stranger.” Desiring to nurture the next generation of musicians, he recently launched a mentorship program for young Korea pianists. When not on the road, Yekwon splits his time between Berlin and Seoul.