Is there a Pandora for Korean music?

Young Korean talents: Min HyeYeon (violin) & Choi Minhye (piano)

"A sentimental evening" with the duo Eshel

Min HyeYeon (violin)
Choi Minhye (piano)

Under the motto “A sentimental evening”, the two musicians Min Hye-Yeon (violin) and Choi Minhye (piano) play a program with predominantly romantic music. The focus is on a composition by the renowned Korean composer Kim Dae-seong. His music is based on traditional Korean music, which also forms the compositional background of his works for western instruments.


Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Valse Sentimentale (sentimental waltz) op.51 No. 6

Antonín Dvořák
Romantic pieces for violin and piano op.75a
1. Allegro moderato
2. Allegro maestoso
3. Allegro appassionate
4. Larghetto

Kim Dae-seong 김대성
Pandora for violin and piano 바이올린 과 피아노 를 위한 판도라 (2016)

Fritz Kreisler
Prelude and Allegro


Johannes Brahms
Sonata for piano and violin No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108
1. Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Un poco presto e con sentimento
4. Presto agitato

Johannes Brahms
Sonata movement (Scherzo) in C minor from the “F.A.E. Sonata” for violin and piano
(F.A.E. - In anticipation of the arrival of the revered and beloved friend Joseph Joachim)

Choi Minhye

Choi Minhye was born in Mokpo, South Korea, in 1993. From 2010-2011 she studied in the junior support class at the University of Music and Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig with Prof. Gerald Fauth and Igor Gryshyn. From 2012-2016 she completed her bachelor's degree at the Hanns Eisler University of Music with Prof. Fabio Bidini and Prof. Stefan Arnold. Since the 2016/2017 winter semester, she has been completing her master's degree at the Cologne University of Music. She won 2nd prize at the Gwangju Competition and the Mokpo Music Academy Competition. In 2016 she was awarded a diploma as the youngest finalist with her piano trio at the International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition in Weimar. With this trio she was invited by the competition jury of the 10th International Summer Festival Gottin in May 2017. In 2009 she gave her first piano recital at the Mokpo Art Center and had various appearances as a soloist and chamber musician.

Min HyeYeon

Min HyeYeon was born in Incheon, South Korea in 1993 and began playing the violin at the age of seven and performed as a soloist in her home country while she was still at school, where she won many prizes at national violin and piano competitions. In 2010 she came to Berlin, where she has been studying at the University of the Arts (UdK) with Prof. Marianne Boettcher since April 2011 - now, after successfully completing her bachelor's degree - in the master’s course with Peter Rainer. It has already achieved significant success in Europe. She has performed here many times as a soloist in concerts and has won several prizes (most recently in 2015 at the violin competition of the Ibolyka Gyarfas Foundation in Berlin and in 2014 at the International Mozart Competition in Hagen and the International Queen Sophie Charlotte Competition for Violin 2014). Min HyeYeon has been a member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie since February 2017 and plays as an academic at the Komische Oper Berlin.

Art 05/26/2021, 10:00 am 05/20/2021 - 06/26/2021

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