His technique and the extensive range of his tone colours allowed him to grasp every single nuance in the score with poise and natural ease.

The Guardian

His technique and the extensive range of his tone colours allowed him to grasp every single nuance in the score with poise and natural ease.

The Guardian

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Sunwook Kim came to international recognition when he won the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006, aged just 18, becoming the competition’s youngest winner for 40 years, as well as its first Asian winner.

His performance of Brahms’s Concerto No.1 with the Hallé Orchestra and Sir Mark Elder in the competition’s finals attracted unanimous praise from the press. Since then, he has established a reputation as one of the finest pianists of his generation, appearing as a concerto soloist in the subscription series of some of the world’s leading orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. . .

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Nominations announced for International Classical Music Awards 2018

Sunwook Kim has been nominated for the 2018 International Classical Music Awards in the SOLO INSTRUMENT for his Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (Pathétique, Moonlight, Appassionata) album, as announced last Thursday. Recognising “creativity, imagination in choice of repertoire and artistic excellence”, the awards are judged by a jury comprising music critics from a range of European magazines and radio stations. The winners will be...

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