Woo-Gil Park


5 April 1993


Third Prize: “Dr. Luis Sigall” International Music Competition (Chile)
Grand Prize: Sungjung National Music Competition (South Korea)
First Prize: Korea Frederic Chopin Piano Competition (South Korea)
First Prize: Suri Music Competition (South Korea)
First Prize: Teenager Piano Competition (South Korea)

Woo-Gil Park began his piano studies at the age of five. He graduated from the Seoul Arts High School in 2012 receiving the Piano Performance Excellence Award studying with Jung-Won Moon and Kyoung-Sook Lee at Yonsei University. He is currently studying with Professor Hyoung-Joon Chang at the Seoul National University.

He has performed with the Belgrade TV & Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Viña del Mar Philharmonic Orchestra. As a soloist and chamber musician, he has performed in South Korea, Chile, Serbia and Romania. He has participated in master classes with Jacques Rouvier, Ian Hobson, Alexander Korsantia, Nelita True and Sofya Gulyak.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Joseph Haydn: Sonata in D Major HobXVI:51
Felix Mendelssohn: Variations Sérieuses Op.54

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

  1. Drammatico
  2. Allegretto
  3. Andante
  4. Presto con fuoco
Carl Vine: Toccatissimo (2011)

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Praeludium
  2. Allemande
  3. Corrente
  4. Sarabande
  5. Menuet I
  6. Menuet II
  7. Gigue
  1. Mazurka Op.56 No.3
  2. Ballade No.3 in A♭ Major Op.47

Lento assai – Allegro energico – Grandioso – Recitativo – Andante sontsenuto – Quasi adagio – Allegro energico – Stretta quasi presto – Presto – Prestissimo – Andante sostenuto – Allegro moderato – Lento assai

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Un poco presto e con sentimento
  4. Presto agitato
  1. Allegro brillante
  2. In modo d’una marcia. Un poco largarmente
  3. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro assai

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Moderato
  2. Adagio sostenuto
  3. Allegro scherzando