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Seong-Jin Cho set for Vancouver Chopin Society - 2017-18 season / Straight.com

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The Vancouver Chopin Society has announced some big names in the piano world for its 20th-anniversary season. South Korean Seong-Jin Cho, gold medallist at 2015's International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, joins the 2017-18 roster with his Vancouver debut (November 12 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts). Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 17th annual Competition, the pianist made his Deutsche Grammophon debut with LIVE solo album of highlights from the 21-year-old South Korean pianist's recital rounds. The project starts a long-term collaboration between DG and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute, created to promote the work of outstanding interpreters of Chopin's music. Seong-Jin Cho followed up with his 2nd DG recording of - CHOPIN Piano Concerto No 1. Ballades.

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