Sooyun Kim, flute

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Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 5:30pm

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Monthly Concerts: Sooyun Kim, flute
Sooyun Kim, flute
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, NYC.


Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, NYC.

Sooyun Kim, flute

Min Young Kang, piano

Program: Friendship that Inspires 

First Sonata for Flute and Piano (1945)                                   Bohuslav Martinu (1890–1959)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro poco moderato

Sinfonische Kanzone, Op. 114 for Flute and Piano (1917)      Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877–1933)

Chansons de Bilitis                                                                   Claude Debussy (1862–1918) 
     I. Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d’été                                  arr. Sooyun Kim
     II. Pour un tombeau sans nom
     III. Pour que la nuit soit propice
     IV. Pour la danseuse aux crotales
     V. Pour l’Égyptienne
     VI. Pour remercier la pluie au matin

Thirst and Quenching for Solo Flute (2020)                             Kati Agócs (b. 1975)
     World premiere of flute version

Impromptu, Op.7                                                                      Joachim Andersen (1847–1909)
Scherzino, Op. 55, No. 6

Program subject to change

Admission: Free to NYFC members, $25 for non-members, $15 for students and seniors (65+) at the door.

Since her concerto debut with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra at age 10, flutist Sooyun Kim has performed with orchestras around the world, including the Bavarian Radio, Munich Philharmonic, Munich Chamber, and Boston Pops orchestras. She has been presented in recital series worldwide including the Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center and Seoul Arts Center. She was the first flutist to present a recital at the Louvre Museum's "Concert a midi." A winner of the Georg Solti Foundation Career Grant, Ms. Kim makes regular summer appearances at the Music@Menlo, Spoleto USA, Yellow Barn, Rockport, Olympic, and Chamber Music Northwest festivals. An alum of Bowers Program (formerly CMS TWO), she is an Artist Member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Her special interest in interdisciplinary art has led her to collaborate with many visual artists, dancers, and museums around the world such as Sol Lewitt, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Glassmuseet Ebeltoft in Denmark. As an educator, she has given masterclasses and lectures at venues including the Cleveland Institute of Music, Mannes School of Music, Sibelius Academy in Finland, and Seoul National University in Korea. She is currently on the faculty of Longy School of Music of Bard College and teaches summer courses at the Orford Musique. Ms.Kim studied at the New England Conservatory under tutelage of Paula Robison. In addition to her musical training, she studied baroque dance with Melinda Sullivan.

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