Come and join Camerata Virtuosi New Jersey (CVNJ) in celebrating pianist Choong-Mo Kang’s ground-breaking appointment as a professor of piano at the Juilliard School. He will be the first Asian pianist to hold the position.
Pianist Choong-Mo Kang has captured audiences throughout the world with his poetic intensity and confident simplicity of talent in his performances. Born in South Korea, Mr. Kang was the prizewinner of numerous international competitions including Dong-A Competition in Korea, Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, Louise D. McMahan Competition, and Washington International Competition. Kang has won plaudits from critics around the world for his acclaimed performances with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, and he has received remarkable commendations for his performances at Carnegie Hall, The Opera House in Sydney, and in London and Oxford, as well as for his honorary performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg. A graduate of Seoul National University, he received his master’s degree from the San Francisco Conservatory and his Artist’s Diploma from Peabody Conservatory.
When: Saturday, October 22, 2011
Time: 8 PM
Where: Bergen PAC (30 North Van Brunt St, Englewood, New Jersey)
Tickets: $20, $80
To purchase tickets or to inquire about the concert, please call 201-300-2738 or email Gretchen Lee at glee@CamerataNewJersey.org.
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