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Seong-Jin Cho: Bio

Seong-Jin Cho (Korean: 조성진; born 28 May 1994) is a South Korean pianist won the XVII International Chopin Piano Competition (2015).

He has won the International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists (2008) and a piano competition in Hamamatsu, Japan (2009), as well as Third Prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia (2011) and the Arthur Rubinstein in Tel Aviv (2014). He has performed in concert with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra (cond. Valery Gergiev), the French Radio, Czech, Seoul (all with Myung-whun Chung), Munich (cond. Lorin Maazel) and Ural (cond. Dmitry Liss) philharmonic orchestras, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin) (cond. Marek Janowski), Russian National Orchestra (cond. Mikhail Pletnev) and Basel Symphony Orchestra (cond. Pletnev). He has toured Japan, Germany, France, Russia, Poland, Israel, China and the US. He has appeared at the Tokyo Opera, in Osaka, at the Moscow Conservatory and at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, including with recitals. He has participated in numerous European festivals, including in St Petersburg, Moscow, Duszniki-Zdrój and Cracow, as well as festivals in New York and Castleton. As a chamber musician, he has been invited to work with the outstanding violinist Kyung Wha Chung.

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Seong-jin cho Interview After 1 Round(chopin competition)
2018.02.04 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3, 4th Mov on Nantes, France (TV Asahi)
Seong-jin Cho- Interview in 2010 (with English Subtitles)
Seong-Jin Cho / 2018 0104 V LIVE, Press Conference
Seong-Jin Cho | TEDxKoreaTechU
Seong-Jin Cho / 2018 1205 JTBC Newsroom

Deutsche Grammophon (DG) presents the debut solo album from Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition. Cho took the coveted first prize, among the most prestigious titles in the world of classical music. He was named winner this past Tuesday following three weeks and three stages of competition in Warsaw. The recording, set for digital release on November 6 and physical release on December 18, contains highlights from the 21-year-old South Korean pianist's recital rounds. This live album marks the start of a long-term collaboration between DG and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute, created to promote the work of outstanding interpreters of Chopin's music.

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