Lorenz Keyboard Seong-Jin Cho in concert March 1

Seong-Jin Cho

Award-winning pianist Seong-Jin Cho will perform at  8 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Concert Hall in the Music Building at Fresno State as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Cho will perform works by Berg, Schubert and Chopin.

Seong-Jin Cho was brought to the world’s attention in October 2015, when he won First Prize at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Four years before, at age 16, he was awarded Third Prize at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow.

With his overwhelming talent and natural musicality, this Korean-born artist is rapidly embarking on a world-class career and just recently signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. His future engagements include debut recitals in Amsterdam, St. Petersburg, London, and New York as well as appearances at the Prague Spring Festival and Klavierfestival Ruhr in Germany.

This concert is co-sponsored by the Central California Korean Historical Society and the Central California Korean Hotel Owners Association. Tickets are $25 general, $18 for seniors and $5 for students. Free parking is available in Lot P1 (Shaw and Maple avenues). INFO and tickets: 559.278.2337.

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