The story was based on a childrens fairy tale by e. Yeol eum son tour dates 2020 yeol eum son concert tickets. Pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky the nutcracker, act 1, scene 1 no 4 scene dansante. Dec 18, 2014 2011 tchaikovsky competition piano round ii, phase ii mozart concerto for piano and orchestra no.
Yeol eum son xiv tchaikovsky competition round iii part 2 30 june 2011 duration. Yeol eum son piano a double second prize winner at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011 and at the th van cliburn international piano competition in 2009 yeol eum sons graceful interpretations, crystalline touch and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. Seong jin cho south korea 4 alexander romanovsky ukraina 5. The sound of the celesta, combined with the use of pizzicato strings sounds like, angels balancing on the head of a pin, which is exactly what you. Yeol eum son xiv tchaikovsky competition winners gala. Peter wohlert, conductor the nutcracker highlights music. The premiere of the nutcracker transforms the classical ballet into a fairytale. Nutcracker suite simple english wikipedia, the free. Many of his compositions including his piano and violin concertos are among the most popular of all classical compositions. Son first drew international attention when she appeared as a soloist with the new york philharmonic under the baton of. Tchaikovsky s adaptation of the story the nutcracker and the mouse king by e. Yeol eum son, piano known for her historical achievement as a korean pianist at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011, pianist yeol eum son s graceful interpretations, crystalline touch, and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. Praised for her widely eclectic concerti repertoire, ranging from bach and allmozart to shchedrin and gershwin, her recent concerto highlights include appearances with the gurzenich. The nutcracker seems to be recorded at a slight distance from the orchestra pit, whereas the symphony sounds like the mikes were right in.
Yeol eum son the official website for pianist yeol eum son. Nutcracker performance listings are provided by state and city and by the company performing the nutcracker ballet. The association of tchaikovsky competition stars recommend the first, second and third prize winners of the international tchaikovsky competition for young musicians to enter the international tchaikovsky competition without going through the. Tchaikovsky compiled his suite from the ballet the nutcracker, op. She made a recital debut on kumho prodigy concert series in july 1998. Horn player sarah willis, who was the concerts presenter, explained not only what happens in the ballet, but also demonstrated the special qualities of the various wind instruments in a symphony. A double second prize winner at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011 and at the th van cliburn international piano competition in 2009 yeol eum son s graceful interpretations, crystalline touch and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide favourite among international orchestras and distinguished conductors, yeol eum enjoys. The first thing i noticed about this recording is that you can hear a complete difference between the nutcracker and the symphony no. Prizewinners the xv international tchaikovsky competition. It was the only one of his three ballet suites to have been compiled an published during the composers lifetime. But, fine as jansons tchaikovsky symphonies were, these recordings of three tone poems plus the whole nutcracker ballet were distinctly disappointing. Guests depart, children go to bed, magic begins by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky. There is no doubt that winning a prize at the international tchaikovsky competition helps a career in an incomparable way.
The last of his three ballets, it was first performed in december 1892. Yeol eum son xiv tchaikovsky competition winners gala concert in st. Just in time to bell off the start of the coming holiday season this winter, arrives this complete twodisc set of the tchaikovsky nutcracker ballet music. However he did not like using the nutcracker for a ballet scenario. Hoffmanns fairy tale, of which tchaikovsky was fond of. The competition is named after russian composer pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky and is an active member of the world federation of international music. Tchaikovsky, pyotr ilyich, don jackson, london symphony. The tchaikovsky feinberg scherzo from symphony 6 is a virtuosic showpiece, and if son doesnt match volodos. With music streaming on deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends. The korean pianist yeol eum son has succeeded not only in the institutional worlds of competition prizes and concert bookings, but also in the populist arena of youtube, where her performance of mozarts piano concerto no.
The nutcracker berliner philharmoniker family concert. Discover what makes tchaikovskys nutcracker sound like sugar. The arthur rubinstein international piano master competition is an international piano competition specializing in the music championed by arthur rubinstein. The recording of the complete nutcracker is just one example of their particular skills. In 1974, jan jacob bistritzky established the arthur rubinstein international piano master. Both sides of dorati and tchaikovsky are on display in this welcome philips 50 reissue. This new sacd of selections from tchaikovsky s the nutcracker from erich kunzel and the cinncinati pops sounds wonderful, if you like selections that is. Yeol eum son, born in 1986 in south korea, recalls that she was around nine years old when she started playing mozarts piano concerto no. Battle with the mouse king by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky. The nutcracker music of tchaikovsky nutcracker ballet music. Dec 11, 2010 the main attraction was tchaikovskys ballet the nutcracker, presented in an abridged version by wind players of the berliner philharmoniker. Son was born in wonju, south korea, on may 2, 1986, and she remains an. May 2, 1986 wonju, south korea the korean pianist, yeol eum son korean.
Arthur rubinstein international piano master competition. International tchaikovsky competition for young musicians is the junior section of the competition. In this section, you will find all necessary information about the past prizewinners of the competition including the full list of laureates from the xv international tchaikovsky competition. Mozart, schubert, berg and liszt 20191011 rso festival, helsinki.
Since her 2004 performance with the new york philharmonic orchestra, yeol eum son steadily built upon her reputation. She first drew international attention when she appeared as a soloist with the new york philharmonic orchestra under the baton of lorin maazel in 2004. Cw 32, popularly known as the nutcracker suite, in january and february 1892. Petersburg 2 july 2011 youtube yeol eum son xiv tchaikovsky competition round iii part 2 30. The nutcracker site provides a central location for nutcracker ballet information. After mariss jansons lean, hard, and muscular cycle of tchaikovsky s symphonies on chandos, his contract was picked up by emi, who hired him to conduct, among other things, more tchaikovsky. The famous magical christmas melody from tchaikovskys nutcracker. All of her solo releases offer some of the best interpretations available. Shchelkunchik listen help info is an 1892 twoact ballet fairy ballet. Funk alfred music publishing jeff funk really has a talent for turning classical instrumental works into a cappella choral features, and this is a fine example of his work. Tchaikovskys nutcracker london symphony orchestra allmusic.
Be sure to check out the nutcracker site before you decide where you will see a holiday performance of the nutcracker. Featuring timeless score from incredible composer pyotr i. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, details allmusic. Tchaikovsky, nutcracker is a certified classic, replete with evocative music and beautiful dance. Even if you are only halfpaying attention to it, you can still. Tchaikovsky s father, ilya, worked as a mine inspector and metal works manager. Hoffmanns 1816 tale the nutcracker and the mouse king had been adapted by alexandre dumas he of three musketeers fame in 1844, and it was a ballet based on this version that was. I performed it for the first time in public soon after in boston and again at the international tchaikovsky competition for young musicians in 1997. Known for her historical achievement as a korean pianist at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011, pianist yeol eum sons graceful interpretations, crystalline touch, and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. It was to be a setting of alexandre dumas adaptation of e.
The nutcracker is a twoact ballet by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky. International tchaikovsky competition 2011 piano wikipedia. Cw 14, is a fairy ballet in 2 acts and 3 scenes, written and orchestrated by tchaikovsky between february 1891 and april 1892. He began taking piano lessons when he was just 5 years old. Yan pascal tortelier leads the orchestra in a programme culminating in excerpts from prokofievs dramatic romeo and juliet the tragic story of.
Every number was acclaimed and repeated, and the suite became an instant hit. She holds a degree from the korean national university of. Hoffmann was commissioned by the director of the imperial theatres ivan vsevolozhsky in 1891. Dec 06, 2018 one of the christmas essential song, dance of the sugar plum fairy from the nutcracker tchaikovsky.
Nutcracker ballet complete royal philharmonic symphony orchestra of londonartur rodzinski, conductoract i, sc. Pianist plays with grace under pressure the washington post. The international tchaikovsky competition is a classical music competition held every four years in moscow and saint petersburg, russia, for pianists, violinists, and cellists between 16 and 32 years of age and singers between 19 and 32 years of age. The complete ballet was first performed on december 17. Yeol eum son, who won silver medals at the van cliburn competition in 2009 and the tchaikovsky competition in 2011, plays with grace under pressure. Its been around in one form or another since it was made and was last sighted on a philips duo. Tchaikovsky competition winners announced classical. Nutcracker march nutcracker march from the nutcracker suite p. A portrait of pianist yeol eum son, whos graceful interpretations, crystalline touch, and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. She was a double second prize winner at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011. Known for her historical achievement as a korean pianist at the tchaikovsky international piano competition in 2011, pianist yeol eum son s graceful interpretations, crystalline touch, and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide.
Biography, bach discography and photos of the artist. The nutcracker tchaikovsky wrote the nutcracker at the request of the director of the imperial theatres, ivan vsevolozhskii poznansky, 2012. The competition has been held every three years in tel aviv, israel since 1974. Yeol eum son will perform it with her characteristic sensitivity, backed by the iceland symphony orchestra. The nutcracker, made in 1975 with the concertgebouw, is a delight, with some terrific orchestral playing especially the winds and springy rhythms. Yeol eum son is one of the great pianists of the day. The nutcracker by orchestra of the kirov opera, st. But tchaikovsky s finest compositions were his three ballets, excerpts of which are presented on this cd. Yeol eum son s graceful and timeless interpretations, crystalline touch and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. Trifonov performed tchaikovsky s piano concerto no. Yeol eum son xiv tchaikovsky competition round iii part.
This was tchaikovskys last ballet, from which he compiled a. Tchaikovsky was one of the most beloved classical music composers. Dance of the sugar plum fairy piano nutcracker, tchaikovsky. Petersburg branch of the musical society on march 19, 1892. Tchaikovsky insisted the work was unsuitable as the framework for a ballet, but set to work on it. There is a clarity and precision to the orchestras playing that gives tchaikovsky s music sparkle, while gergiev breathes life into the dances and few moments of drama that are in the story.
Pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky dance of the sugar plum fairy. The cinncinati pops play the pieces quite well, and erich kunzel conducts at a reasonably pleasing tempo, not too slow, not too fast. A nutcracker who may just be a handsome prince in disguise prepare to enter a magical new world. Her awards include the silver medal at the international tchaikovsky competition 2011, in which she also received the best chamber concerto performances. You can get it plain, as it were two discs, mostly the music or you can get it fancy, all dolled up in book presentation, styled in a high manner worthy of gift giving to people of all ages. He is known for his many important and famous compositions including the ballets swan lake, and the nutcracker. Yeol eum son born may 2, 1986, in wonju, south korea is a south korean classical pianist.760 572 1067 1244 397 1530 131 975 71 210 108 46 1105 1355 887 194 1513 528 983 1058 761 419 269 508 782 711 1146 1384 590 28 1325 1440 1148 468 507 145