- Ligeti: Musica Ricercata, Nos. 4, 8, 9, 10
- Unsuk Chin: Etude No. 5, “Toccata”
- Debussy: Pour le Piano
Performed on the Lied Center stage in the main auditorium.
> A brief interview with Ms. Park will occur directly following the performance.
Chaeyoung Park was the First Prize winner of the 2019 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. She was also awarded the Silver Medal in the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Competition. Ms. Park has received top awards in many other national and international competitions, including the Juilliard Gina Bachauer Competition (2017), the Gold Medal in Music from the National YoungArts Foundation and the Discretionary and Young Jury Award in the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition (2014). In 2015, she won Third Prize at both the Cleveland International Young Artists Piano Competition and the Yamaha USASU International Senior Piano Competition.
Ms. Park has performed at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hall, Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center in New York, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie, New World Center in Miami, Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, Kodak Hall at the Eastman School of Music and the Lied Center of Kansas. She has performed with the Utah Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Canton Symphony, New Millennium Symphony and the Topeka Symphony, among others.
As an avid chamber musician, Ms. Park was one of five pianists accepted into the prestigious Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute this summer and participated in Juilliard ChamberFest. She has worked with renowned artists such as Leon Fleisher, Robert Levin, Gilbert Kalish, Frans Helmerson, Pamela Frank and Michael Stern.
After starting piano at age six in South Korea, Chaeyoung Park moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 2007 and studied with Jack Winerock at the University of Kansas for eight years. She is currently studying at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Robert McDonald, where she is a recipient of a Kovner Fellowship.
Chaeyoung Park is very excited about finishing her first recording under the Steinway & Sons/Archiv label, which will include the complete Musica Ricercata by Ligeti and is due to be released in 2020.