Program

Robert Schumann

Piano Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22

Henri Dutilleux

Au gré des ondes

Maurice Ravel

La valse

George Gershwin

George Gershwin’s Songbook

I. Swanee
V. Fascinating Rhythm
VII. Somebody Loves Me
X. The Man I Love
XVII. I Got Rhythm

Sergei Prokofiev

Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83 “Stalingrad”

Event Info

Pianist Seho Young '19 presents his senior recital as part of the Certificate in Music Performance

Free and open to all. No tickets required.

About the Artist:

Seho Young ‘19 is a Korean-Japanese-American pianist from the Boston area. He has performed in venues across the US, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Millenium Stage at the Kennedy Center, and the Benedict Music Tent and Harris Concert Hall in Aspen, CO. He has appeared as a soloist with the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Brockton Symphony Orchestra, and Toruń Symphony Orchestra. As a winner of Princeton University’s 2017 concerto competition, he performed Rachmaninoff’s third piano concerto with the Princeton University Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Pratt. His mentors include Yoheved Kaplinsky, Wha Kyung Byun, William Naboré, and Francine Kay, and he has received masterclasses from renowned musicians such as Stanislav Ioudenitch, Tamás Vásáry, Jeffrey Kahane, and Jon Kimura Parker. He has studied at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and The Juilliard School Pre-College, and has attended the Aspen Music Festival and School, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School, and International Piano Academy Lake Como.

Seho is currently a senior at Princeton University, majoring in Computer Science, with a certificate in Musical Performance. He is a composer, orchestrator, and the pit conductor for the university’s famous comedy musical theater troupe, Triangle Club, and the music director for Quipfire! Improv Comedy. Outside of classical music Seho’s favorite artists include Ella Fitzgerald, Jacob Collier, Snarky Puppy, Ariana Grande, Yutaka Ozaki, Porter Robinson, Rocc Boyardee, and Ylvis. He is an avid member of Princeton’s club ultimate frisbee team, and in his free time he enjoys poker, chess, table tennis, Spikeball, and eating lobster bisque.

Next year Seho will be pursuing his Masters at Yale School of Music, studying with Boris Berman.