Program

    ComposerWorkYear
    Johann Sebastian BachPrelude and Fugue in F-sharp minor, BWV 8831740
    Ludwig van BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 71796
    Frédéric ChopinScherzo in B-flat minor, Op. 321837
    Frédéric ChopinScherzo in C-sharp minor, Op. 391839
    Maurice RavelLa Valse, M 72b1920


    About the Artist

    Seolyeong Jeong made her solo recital debut at the age of 13 at Kumho Art Hall in Seoul, Korea. She has been a prizewinner at numerous competitions, including Grand Prizes in Korean Liszt Competition and Sungjung Competition. She won first prizes in the Connecticut Young Artist Competition, Ewha-Kyunghyang Competition, Samick-Seiler Piano Competition, Korean Chopin Competition, and Eumag Chunchu Competition. She won third prize at the 2016 New York Piano Festival and Competition and was also awarded the prize for Best Performance of a 20th Century Composition.

    Ms. Jeong graduated summa cum laude from Seoul National University in 2015, where she studied with Hie-yon Choi. She received the Master of Music (2017) and the Master of Musical Arts (2018) degrees from Yale School of Music under the supervision of Peter Frankl. Ms. Jeong is now enrolled in the doctoral program at Rice University’s Shepard School of Music.