Soo-Yeon Ham

Soo-Yeon Ham was born in 1985 in Seoul, Korea, began her piano studies when she was 6 and later continued her study with Minja Shin at Sunwha Arts School and Sunwha Arts High School from 1998 to 2004. She was admitted to Seoul National University at age 18, where she studied with Professor Hyoung-Joon Chang from 2004 to 2008.

She has made her career by winning prizes at numerous international competitions. She has performed with multiple orchestras and has given many recitals around the world.

She graduated from Seoul National University in 2008. Two years later, she graduated a master’s degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, working with John O’Conor and Therese Fahy. She then moved to Virginia in the United States to continue to study with O'Conor at the Shenandoah University for two years. Now she has returned to Seoul National University to finish her doctorate with Professor Chang. 



RECITAL ROUND (video)    
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)

Piano Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI:50
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto

Robert Schumann (1810–1856) Humoresque Op. 20
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)

Gaspard de la nuit
I. Ondine
II. Gibet
III. Scarbo

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

Sonata in C major, D840
I. Moderato
II. Andante

Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)

Sonata in A Major, K. 208
Sonata in A Major, K. 209

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)

Venezia e Napoli
I. Gondoliera
II. Canzone
III. Tarantella

César Franck (1822–1890)

Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano
I. Allegretto ben moderato
II. Allegro
III. Ben moderato: Recitative-Fantasia
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Piano concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Allegro appassionato
III. Andante
IV. Allegretto gracioso

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