9 IN So Hyang

IN So Hyang
South Korea
age 25

Hochschule für Musik und Theater München 2015–
Seoul National University 2010–2014
Seoul Arts High School 2007–2010

So Hyang In (born 25 December 1991) obtained a Bachelor’s degree at Seoul National University under Aviram Reichert. She is currently studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Antti Siirala. She has won the first prize at the Young Artist Competition of Music in the Mountains Festival in Colorado, the fourth prize at the International Isangyun Competition in Korea, and the second prize at the Mendelssohn Bartholdy Conservatory Competition in Berlin. So Hyang In has given recitals at the Cosmos Hall, Yamaha Hall and Kumho Art Hall in Seoul.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp minor (WTK I)
HAYDN Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI/48
CHOPIN Etude in A minor op. 25/11
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in D major op. 39/9
DEBUSSY Etude no. 7 ”Pour les degrés chromatiques”
LOWELL LIEBERMANN Gargoyles op. 29 (1989)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Lyrische Stücke op. 74: Ekloge, Sanfter Westwind, Auf dem Tanzvergnügen, Im alten Heim
CHOPIN Ballade no. 4 in F minor op. 52
PROKOFIEV Sonata no. 8 in B-flat major op. 84


DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet op. 81
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 3 op. 30


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comissioned work by Outi Tarkiainen

The commissioned work for the competition was composed by Outi Tarkiainen. Competitors may, in the second round, alternatively improvise on a theme. The theme is issued 20 minutes before performance.

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