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Isang Yun International Cello Competition Announces 2018 Prize Winners

Isang Yun International Cello Competition Announces 2018 Prize Winners

Isang Yun International Cello Competition Winners Announced!

Christine Jeong Hyoung Lee of Korea and Sang Eun Lee of Korea share the First Prize in the 2018 Isang Yun International Cello Competition. When the scores of an international jury of nine were tallied, the two received mathematically identical scores. Each received  $25,000.

Lev Sivkov of Russia received Third Prize and $10,000 for his performance of the Dvorak Concerto.


Christine Jeong Hyong Lee
performed the following program in the three rounds:

First Round Program
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Sarabande from Suite for Cello Solo No. 4 BWV 1010
Benjamin Britten: Suite for Cello Solo No. 1 Op. 72 (7th, 8th and 9th movements only)
Isang Yun: Glissees for Solo Cello (1970)

Second Round Program
Isang Yun: EspaceⅠ(1992)
L. v. Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102-2
F. Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in a minor, D. 821

Final Round Program
R. Schumann: Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 129

 

Sang Eun Lee performed the following program in the three rounds:

First Round Program
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Sarabande from Suite for Cello Solo No. 6 BWV 1012
Gaspar Cassado: Suite for Cello Solo
Isang Yun: Glissees for Solo Cello (1970)

Second Round Program
Isang Yun: EspaceⅠ(1992)
J. Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
C. Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano in d minor, L. 135 (1915)

Final Round Program
A. Dvorak: Cello Concerto No. 2 in b  minor, Op. 104

 

The 2018 jury included: Myung-Wha Chung, Valentin Erben, Ko Iwasaki, Anssi Karttunene, Paul Katz, Alexander Knyazev, Kangho Lee, Luigi Piovano, and Jian Wang.

Jury and Prize Winners (pictured above)

 

Kang Ho Lee, Paul Katz, Sang-Eun Lee, Myung-Wha Chung, Ko Iwasaki, and Valentin Erben (pictured above from left to right)

 

By |2018-11-03T21:11:38+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: News, Performance, Competition|Tags: , , , |

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