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Seungmin Kang
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°1987
Korea
Biography
Seungmin Kang studied with Myungwha Chung and Hyungwon Chang at the Korea National University of Arts, and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she was taught by David Geringas and Troles Svane. She has won prestigious competitions in Korea and won Second Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Cellists in China in 2002. She came first in the Gaspar Cassado International Cello Competition in Tokyo in 2006 and won a special prize in the Rostropovich Competition in 2009. In 2015, she was awarded Fifth Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. She has already worked with prestigious orchestras such as the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the Seoul Chamber Orchestra, the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, the St Petersburg Philharmonic, and the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra.

Instrument : Vincenzo Trusiano Panormo (1811)
Teachers
  • 2010-2016 Troles Svane
  • 2007-2010 David Geringas
  • 1997-2007 Myungwha Chung
  • 1997-2007 Hyungwon Chang
Degrees
  • 2007-2016 Diplom and Artist Diplom (konzertexamen) - Hanns-Eisler Musik Hochschule
  • 2003-2007 Diplom - Korea National University of Art
Concerts
  • 2017 Konzerthaus Gala Concert (Berlin)
  • 2017 International EmYon Festival (Korea)
  • 2016 KBS Broadcasting Station (Korea)
  • 2016 International Winter Festival (Korea)
  • 2016International Evamiela Festival (Greece)
  • 2016 Wonju Phillharmonic Orchestra (Korea)
  • 2016 International Mariinsky Far East Festival (Russia)
  • 2016 Pyeongchang Olympic Festival (Korea)
  • 2016 Korea Culture Foundation Recital in Korea
  • 2016 Korean Chamber Orchestra (Korea)
  • 2016 Seoul Chamber Orchestra (Korea)
  • 2016 Hanns Eisler Musik Hochschule Orchestra (Germany)
Competitions
  • 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition - 5th Prize
  • 2009 Concours de violoncello Rostropovitch - Special Prize
  • 2006 Gaspar Cassado International Violoncello Competition - 1 Prize
  • 2004 The Dong-A daily news paper Competition - 1st Prize
  • 2003 Johansen International Competition - 1st Prize
  • 2002 The Kyung-Hyang daily news paper Competition - 1st Prize
  • 2002 International Young Tchaikovsky Competition - 2nd Prize
  • 2001 The Korea daily news paper Competition - 1st Prize
Activities
ActivityFunction
Recital by laureates cello 2017Soloist
Final 2017: Seungmin KangSoloist
Final cello 2017Finalist
Semi-final 2017 : Seungmin Kang - ConcertoSoloist
Semi-final 2017: Seungmin Kang - recitalSoloist
First round 2017 : Seungmin KangSoloist
CELLO 2017Unranked laureate
Videos
Semi-final 2017: Seungmin Kang - recital
Monday 15 May 2017 Flagey/Studio 4 Johann Sebastian Bach : Prelude (Suite n. 1 in G major BWV 1007) Johann Sebastian Bach : Sarabande (Suite n. 1 in G major BWV 1007) Johann Sebastian Bach : Gigue (Suite n. 1 in G major BWV 1007) Alfred Schnittke : Sonata n. 1 op. 129 Largo | Presto | Largo Annelies Van Parys : Chacun(e) sa chaconne Rodion Shchedrin : Russische Weisen Soloist : Seungmin Kang Pianist accompanist : Keiko Tamura
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Semi-final 2017 : Seungmin Kang - Concerto
Thursday 18 May 2017 Flagey/Studio 4 Joseph Haydn : Concerto n. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb:2 Allegro moderato | Adagio | Allegro Soloist : Seungmin Kang Orchestra : Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie Conductor : Frank Braley
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Final 2017: Seungmin Kang
Wednesday 31 May 2017 Centre for Fine Arts/Salle Henry Le Boeuf Toshio Hosokawa : Sublimation Antonín Dvořák : Concerto n. 2 in B minor op. 104 B 191 Allegro | Adagio ma non troppo | Allegro moderato Soloist : Seungmin Kang Orchestra : Brussels Philharmonic Conductor : Stéphane Denève
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Audio
First round 2017 : Seungmin Kang
Semi-final 2017: Seungmin Kang - recital
Semi-final 2017 : Seungmin Kang - Concerto
Final 2017: Seungmin Kang
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