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Seong-Jin Cho embarks on 9 U.S. cities recital tour

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Just off the heels of a sold-out 14-city recital tour of Korea  and Japan, piano sensation Seong-Jin Cho will embark in February on a U.S. recital tour to 9 cities from New York to San Francisco. The tour commences on February 21, 2018 in New Jersey and  heads north to Massachusetts and Ontario, where Cho replaces an indisposed Lang Lang in his debut at Canada's National Arts Centre in Ottawa. From there, Cho moves west  to Arizona and California, where he returns to San Francisco's Herbst Theatre, and he plays the final  date of the tour on March 6, 2018 at Rockellefer University in New York City. 

The February/March 2018 U.S. recital tour will be a rare opportunity for fans and music-lovers to see  Seong-Jin live in recital before his 2019 return to Carnegie Hall. Three of the 10 concerts are already  sold out: February 25th at Rockport Music (Massachusetts), March 3rd at 8pm at Soka Performing  Arts Center (California) and March 6th at Rockefeller University (New York). Yesterday, Cho conducted a series of interviews with classical radio stations around the US. Here are the Tour Dates. 

February 21, 2018 at 7:30pm: McCarter Theatre, Princeton NJ 

February 23, 2018 at 8pm: Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood NJ 

February 25, 2018 at 3pm: Rockport Music, Rockport MA (Sold Out) 

February 27, 2018 at 8pm: National Arts Centre, Ottawa ON 

February 28, 2018 at 7:30pm: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO 

March 2, 2018 at 8pm: Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale AZ 

March 3, 2018 at 4pm and 8pm: Soka Performing Arts Center, Aliso Viejo CA (8pm Sold Out) 

March 4, 2018 at 3pm: Chamber Music San Francisco, Herbst Theater, San Francisco CA 

March 6, 2018 at 7:30pm: Rockefeller University, New York NY (Sold Out) 

Here is the Program 

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata in C Minor, No. 8, Op. 13 "Pathétique"
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata in E Major, No. 30, Op. 109
DEBUSSY: Images, Book II for Solo Piano
CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58