"The only love affair I have ever had was with music" - Maurice Ravel
A program inspired by a visit to Paris, Classical Pianist Soowon Seo’s delicate interpretation of French themed musical masterpieces will transport you back to the Golden Age of its cultural history, eloquently known as La Belle Epoque.
From Chopin to Debussy, experience the tonally colourful characteristics of Romantic and Impressionist music, all the while re-living a little French Joie de Vivre.
The event includes private access to the gallery’s modern arts wing with free guided tours from 6:50PM - be sure to arrive early and enjoy their stunning collection before the concert.
* Doors open at 6:45PM with free guided tours of their art collection from 6:50PM
* The concert runs for approximately 80minutes including intermission.
* Not suitable for children under 5 years.
F. Chopin : Nocturne Op.9 no. 1 & 2
Ballade Op. 50 no. 4
Prelude Op.28 no.4
F. Liszt : La Campanella
M. Ravel : Une barque sur l'océan from Miroirs
Toccata from Le Tombeau De Couperin
C. Debussy : Arabesque no. 1
Passepied from Suite Bergamasque
A. Weissenberg : En avril, a Paris (April in Paris)
About the performer:
Founding member and leader of Teller Ensemble, Soowon Seo is a Sydney-based concert pianist, accompanist and teacher.
She performed on many international stages including tours with Stargate music production and Chicago Children Choir across America, chamber performances in Germany and at the Seoul Spring Festival, as well as solo performances at the Art for Life Hall and Mozart Hall amongst others.
Soowon is a Masters degree graduate of Northwestern University, Chicago USA, in performance & pedagogy, and holds a Bachelors in Music from Yonsei University, South Korea.
Since her recent move to Australia, she has been performing and competing, while running her own piano studio to nurture and share the joy of music with her students.