Core Memory Concerts, a performing arts project based in Rhode Island, invites you to join us on Saturday, November 11, 2017 to meet the remarkable young Korean pianist Seolyeong Jeong. Her program includes music by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Ravel.


Program

Composer Work Year
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp minor, BWV 883 1740
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7 1796
Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 32 1837
Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39 1839
Maurice Ravel La Valse 1920


About the Artist

Seolyeong Jeong made her solo recital debut at the age of 13 at Kumho Art Hall in Seoul, Korea. She has been a prizewinner at numerous competitions, including Grand Prizes in Korean Liszt Competition and Sungjung Competition. She won first prizes in the Connecticut Young Artist Competition, Ewha-Kyunghyang Competition, Samick-Seiler Piano Competition, Korean Chopin Competition, and Eumag Chunchu Competition. She won third prize at the 2016 New York Piano Festival and Competition and was also awarded the prize for Best Performance of a 20th Century Composition.

Ms. Jeong graduated summa cum laude from Seoul National University in 2015, where she studied with Hie-yon Choi. In June 2017, She received the Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music in New Haven, Connecticut. She is currently studying for the Master of Musical Arts degree at Yale under the supervision of Peter Frankl.