May 18, 2013

Sangyoung Kim with Wha Kyung ByunLive webcasts have made it possible to follow the progress of pianists competing at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Belgium, beginning with the semifinal round last week. Several NEC pianists were admitted to this competition, and Sangyoung Kim '06, '08 M.M., '10 G.D., currently studying in NEC's doctoral program with Wha Kyung Byun, is one of 12 contestants who have advanced to the final round.

Kim's performance will be streamed live here.
Time given is local Belgian time.

Friday, May 31, 8pm

Schubert Sonata in A Major, Op. 120, D.664

unpublished competition piece and
Prokofiev Concerto No. 2
performed with L'Orchestre National de Belgique
Marin Alsop, conductor

Full details here.

Listen to Sangyoung Kim's semifinal recital and concerto.

Prize winners will be announced at the conclusion of final performances Saturday evening, June 1.

photo of Sangyoung Kim in lesson with Wha Kyung Byun by Andrew Hurlbut


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