Competition Winner — CD of the Month, 2/2016

Seong-Jin Cho, pianist:

Chopin Competition Winner.

South Korea’s Seong-Jin Cho, aged 21, was announced winner of the prestigious 17th international Frederic Chopin piano competition in the Polish capital, Warsaw, on the evening of 20th October 2015.

This all-Chopin CD was made from live performances from the Chopin competition’s finals. Past winners include Maurizio Pollini, Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimmerman, and Yundi Li.

The program:

Chopin: Preludes (24), Op. 28

Nocturne No. 13 in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 ‘Marche funèbre’

Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 ‘Héroïque’

Performed by Seong-Jin Cho (piano)


Here is pianist Seong-Jin Cho, playing in the Final round of the Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, on October 18, 2015:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *