Festive Korea 2017 Opening: Korean Chamber Orchestra Concert

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Founded in 1965 in Seoul, the Korean Chamber Orchestra has established itself as one of the leading chamber orchestras and has given over 600 concerts inside and outside of the country, which highlights include the UNESCO Concert for Peace in Paris and ‘UN Staff Day Concert’ in New York where it was appointed an official UN Chamber Orchestra for Peace. The Orchestra had concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Tchaikovsky conservatory of Great hall in Moscow and Musikverein in Vienna total 4 times. Led by its Music Director Min Kim, Korean Chamber Orchestra will join hand with leader of the Basel Symphony Orchestra Korean talented violinist Soyoung Yoon and award-winning Hong Kong oboist Chi-Yuen Cheng to bring Hong Kong audiences the most graceful music in the festival opening.

Music Director and Conductor: Min Kim
Soyoung Yoon, Violin
Chi-Yuen Cheng, Oboe


Jisoo Lee: “Korean folk dances for string orchestra”

L. Janácek: “Suite for Strings”

A. Piazzolla: “Four Seasons of Buenos Ires”
(Violin Solo: Soyoung Yoon)

Bach: “Concerto in D minor BWV 1059”
(Oboe Solo: Chi-Yuen Cheng)

D. Diamond “Rounds for String Orchestra”



Presented by:Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Hong KongKorean Chamber Orchestra
Supported by:Ministry of Foreign Affairs Leisure and Cultural Services Department Hong Kong SAR 20th Anniversary