Hyung-ki Joo

piano, composer, conductor, narrator
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Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Narrator, Workshops, Broadening the horizons of Classical Music in the 21st Century, Creator of shows mixing music with comedy and theatre, Joo-ish half of the duo Igudesman & Joo

latest News
Joo's Composition recorded by pianist Shani Diluka 01. Oct 2014

Shani Diluka has recorded "Chandeliers" by Hyung-ki Joo on her latest CD, "Road 66".
http://store.harmoniamundi.com/classical-music/road-66.html

Music at Universal Edition:
http://www.universaledition.com/Chandeliers-Hyung-ki-Joo/komponisten-und-werke/komponist/4521/werk/15794

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AN UNUSUAL TYPE OF TALENT
 Ferenc Rados/pianist,
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I find him an unusual type of talent who does not belong to the endless row of successful or unsuccessful 'piano key hunters'.

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REVIEW from
Workshop with students from the ECMA - European Chamber Music Academy  
Beyond the Practice Room
Workshop "Beyond the Practice Room" at isa - International Summer Academy of the mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, 2009

Joo is passionate about teaching and has developed a unique style of workshop designed for young musicians encouraging them to think and perform "Beyond the Practice Room".

 
HE IS DEFINITELY A MUSICIAN TO BE HEARD
 Richard Goode/pianist,
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His excellent command of the instrument is put at the service of a fine sensibility and a quite personal voice. In addition, he plays with a certain rhythmic freedom and an individual style I find very refreshing. He is definitely a musician to be heard

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STUNNING
 Paul Simon/guitarist,
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Stunning to hear in concert- he is a virtuoso

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REVIEW from
HYUNG-KI JOO IS THE PERFECT CHAMBER-MUSIC PIANIST
 The Classical Source,
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Hyung-ki Joo is the perfect chamber-music pianist, one who is perfectly balanced with his colleagues and who has an imaginative response to the music he plays without drawing attention to himself.

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(Colin Anderson)
REVIEW from
SOMEONE WHO KNOWS HOW TO EXPRESS ALL THE NUANCES
 Billy Joel/singer,
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I wanted a true virtuoso, someone who knows how to express all the nuances, who intuitively understands all the dynamics, and who can deliver a bravura performance.

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REVIEW from
"THE ZANY JOO [IS] AN UNHOLY CHICO MARX, VLADIMIR HOROWITZ, AND JERRY LEWIS MASH-UP"
 Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles,
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SENSITIVITY ...
 Washington Post, Washington, D.C.,
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Sensitivity and virtuosity aplomb

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(review on the album "Fantasies and Delusions")
REVIEW from
Humoresque

Hyung-ki Joo, Klavier, Schauspiel


Yu Horiuchi, Klavier, Schauspiel


Johanna von der Deken, Gesang, Schauspiel


Schumann Quartett, Streichquartett, Schauspiel

 
Rossini Cat Duet Hyung-ki Joo with Dame Felicity Lott
Humoresque- written, conceived and directed by Hyung-ki Joo 
Hyung-ki Joo, piano
JOO BROUGHT A FRESHNESS OF APPROACH
 The Times, United Kingdom,
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Joo brought a freshness of approach…That joy in communication is all too rare in professional music-making.

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(review on Beethoven Piano Concerto no.4 at London's Barbican Hall)
REVIEW from
Hyung-ki Joo plays Prokofiev Suggestion Diabolique
Mettis String Quartet from Lithuania and me in Grafenegg
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