Friday, 10 October 2008

On Stage in Daejeon:Guitar Recital: Oh Seung KookSunday 12th Ocotber 2008 [DJCAC]

Prominant Korean guitarist Seung Kook Oh will be performing at the in Daejeon at the Daejeon Centre for Arts & Culture of Sunday the 12th of October 2008 as part of the 2008 Daejeon Guitar Festival. Oh, born in 1957, was introduced to the guitar at the age of eleven. He debuted at the Sejong Center in Korea in 1979, studying abroad in Spain in 1982. He mastered the classical guitar at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid (Royal Conservatory of Madrid) under Professor Eugenio Gonzalo. He also earned a diploma from the David Russell Guitar Course. After graduating first in his class from the Real Conservatorio de Madrid in 1986, he received the Gran Premio (grand prize) in the Spanish Guitar Contest. He also won a prize at the Segovia Contest. He went on a recital tour to South America including Chile and Peru and participated in an invitational recital at the Canada Guitar Festival. Since returning to Korea in 1989, he has given dozens of guitar recitals. His recording of the Violin Sonata E Minor by Paganini was used as the musical theme for the TV drama “The Hourglass.” He also played crossover music in various concerts. In 2001 he played Concierto De Aranjuez with the New Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra at the Seoul Art Center.

Program: 1. Secret Garden (arr: Oh Seung Kook); 2. Sonata in E minor (arr: Oh Seung Kook); 3. Recuerdos de la Alhambra (F. Tarrega; 4. El Marabino, Virgilio (A.Lauro); 5. Vals Peruano (J. Cardoso) 6. Tango en skai (Roland Dyens); 6. Gran Jota (F. Tarrega)

Performer: Oh Seing Kook
Venue: Daejeon Culture & Arts Center
Date: Sunday 12th Ocotber 2008
Tickets: R: 30,000 won / S: 20,000 won / A: 10,000 won
Information: DJCAC
Phone: 1544-3751

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