Date & Time
Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 5:30pm
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
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.