Violist Jeongeun Park Performs works by Reinecke, Prokofiev, Fauré and Shostakovich at Weill Recital Hall

Violist Jeongeun Park Performs works by Reinecke, Prokofiev, Fauré and Shostakovich at Weill Recital Hall

On Monday December 17, 2018 at 8pm, violist Jeongeun Park (www.jeongeunparkviola.com), along with pianist Eric Zuber, will celebrate her New York City concert debut as well as Carnegie Hall debut with a recital at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY. Tickets are $20, and are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling 212-247-7800.

Program: Carl Reinecke Drei Phantasiestücke Op. 43
Sergei Prokofiev Suite from Romeo and Juliet, Op.64
Gabriel Fauré Après un rêve
Dmitri Shostakovich Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.147

Poetically conceived by Park around themes of romance and fantasy, this program moves from dreamy beginnings to a serious and somber conclusion, with Shostakovich's Viola Sonata, composed right before the composer's death.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Jeongeun Park (jeongeunparkviola.com)has been actively performing throughout the U.S. and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician. Park was the top prize winner of the Kookmin Ilbo-Youngsan Art Chamber Competition, Eumak Journal Competition, and Sungshin University Competition, and has appeared in numerous solo and chamber music concerts in Seoul.

Her busy performing schedule has included her solo debut recital at the Youngsan Art Hall, Sookmyung Orchestra's concerts at the Seoul Arts Center, KBS Hall and Jang Cheon Art Hall. Park also served as Principal Viola of the Sookmyung Orchestra, Assistant Principal Viola of the Gwacheon Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Park earned her Bachelor's degree at Sookmyung Women's University under the tutelage of Professor Do-Yeon Kim in Seoul, South Korea. In the US, Park began her studies under Professor Catharine Carroll Lees in 2010 at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She earned her Masters of Music, Artist Diploma and Doctorate of Musical Arts at CCM where she is currently a member of the adjunct viola faculty. Park has participated in many international summer music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, the Miyazaki Music Festival, and the Just Vivace Music Festival.

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