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Yeol Eum Son

Yeol Eum Son


Yeol Eum Son’s graceful and timeless interpretations, crystalline touch and thrilling performances have caught attention of audiences worldwide. Praised for widely eclectic repertoire, ranging from Bach and all-Mozart to Gershwin, Yeol Eum made highly acclaimed debuts at the world’s major concert halls including Berlin Philharmonie, London’s Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall, L’Auditorium de Radio France in Paris and Seoul Arts Centre, and has appeared with orchestras including Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Bergen Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Mariinsky Orchestra and NHK Symphony.

Yeol Eum’s growing discography includes new all-Mozart CD for Onyx, featuring Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.21 with the ASMF under Sir Neville Marriner, which was described by Gramophone an uncommonly fine Mozartian debut, whilst The Times described Yeol Eum as a model of clarity and fleetness. Some of her other releases include two DECCA albums: recital CD Modern Times- featuring solo piano music written between 1910-1920 by Berg, Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel, and Schumann and Brahms CD with violinist Clara-Jumi Kang.

Hailing from South Korea, Yeol Eum was a student of Arie Vardi at Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover in Germany. In 2018, she was appointed Artistic Director of PyeongChang Music Festival & School and is Honorary Ambassador of the Seoul Arts Center.