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Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex

An Unincorporated Association

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Alexander Rosenblatt, George Logan (Dr Evadne Hinge), Michael Soumei Coxall, Kazue Yanagida

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Kazue Yanagida

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GODFREY KING (Director) AJSW REPRESENTATIVE IN UK

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Jung Yoon Cho - Violin Recital with Daniel King-Smith (piano)

Fri Aug 26th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR

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Jung-Yoon Cho

Jung-Yoon Cho was born in 1987 in South Korea. She began playing the violin at the age of three and later was educated at Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School. When she was 11, she made her first concerto début with the Prime Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4, in Korea. Since then she has regularly performed as a soloist in various concerts throughout the UK and Korea. She was a winner of many national competitions in Korea. In 2004, she came to London to continue her studies at the Royal Academy of Music, where she received a scholarship to continue studying for her BMus degree. She has been awarded the Robert Rendell Scholarship and Sir Cooper Prize commend from the Royal Academy of Music. She graduated with in 2009, gaining a first class honours for her principal study.

She succeeded in gaining a scholarship to continue her Masters studying at the Royal Academy of Music, and currently working for her Master of Music degree. She has been supported by Picker Trust Award for 2009/2010 and this year, she is being supported by the Southdown Trust Award for 2010/2011, and is studying with Professor Tomotada Soh. She has received the masterclasses by Tasmin Little, Silvia Rogenburg, Thomas Brandis, Alexander Pavlovic, Max Zorin, Charles Castleman, Jasna Maksimovic, Koichiro Harada, Sergey Kravchenko and Zvi Zeitlin. She was awarded the Foundation Award as a discretionary prize from Royal Academy of Music in June, 2010.

Daniel King-Smith

Daniel King-Smith studied at the Royal Academy of Music where he won various prizes for Chamber Music and all-round musical ability. Since then he has enjoyed a busy and varied career as both soloist and accompanist.

His extensive concerto repertoire, featuring works by Rachmaninov, Beethoven, Gershwin, Ravel and Mozart, has led to many concerto performances in the UK and around Europe, including the Royal Festival Hall, London, various theatres in Cataluña, Spain, and San Stefano al Ponte, Florence. Since 1999 Daniel has frequently been a featured Solo Classical Artist on many Cruise lines on both sides of the Atlantic (Crystal, Cunard, Seabourn, Holland America, Fred. Olsen).

Accompaniment and chamber music are a major part of Daniel's life and he works regularly for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and Royal Academy of Music Junior Department accompanying auditions, master classes, assessments and competitions, as well as being much in demand at the Royal College of Music and elsewhere as a duo partner for players of all instruments. Daniel has just joined the staff at the Purcell School as Staff Accompanist.

Daniel has performed on Radio 3 and BBC Radio Ulster as part of the Belfast Festival, Northern Ireland, and appeared in the televised finals of BBC Young Musician of the Year 1996. In September 2003 he played as orchestral pianist with the Philharmonia Orchestra. He has also recorded a number of CDs.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

Pictures of St Dunstan-in-the-West at the Flickr website

The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.

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