Korea Foundation to presents Music from Norway
By Kim Bo-eun
The Korea Foundation is hosting its annual spring concert, on the theme of Norwegian lyricism. Norwegian violinist Stephan Barratt-Due and violist Chung Soon-mi, playing with celebrated Korean pianist Park Chong, will fill the performance with the sounds of spring.
The concert will be held on April 17, at 8 p.m., at the LG Art Center, and is sponsored by the Korea Foundation.
Barratt-Due is a world-renowned conductor and violinist, as well as the director of the Barratt-Due Institute of Music, the most prestigious music institute in Norway. Chung is a reputed violist and also Barratt-Due’s lifetime and musical companion. With the much loved Korea pianist Park, the trio will create a harmonious performance, which blends the sentiments of both cultures.
The three performers will play pieces by Norway’s most renowned composers such as Grieg, Halvorsen, and modern composer Nordheim.
Reservations can be made on the Korea Foundation website at www.kf.or.kr.
For more information, call 02) 2151-6520/13.
Kim Bo-eun writer is an intern for The Korea Times.