Overview

Janáček: Piano Sonata “1.X.1905”
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit

Intermission

Chopin: Scherzo No. 1, Op. 20
Chopin: Scherzo No. 2, Op. 31
Chopin: Scherzo No. 3, Op. 39
Chopin: Scherzo No. 4, Op. 54

Seong-Jin Cho captured First Prize in the 2015 International Chopin Competition. Since then, he has stunned audiences around the globe. “Unequivocally brilliant,” says The Telegraph. In recital, Seong-Jin Cho plays Liszt’s blistering Piano Sonata, lyrical works of Brahms and Schumann, and Berg’s brilliant First Piano Sonata. He “breathes tenderness and freedom into music,” declares the San Francisco Chronicle.