Se-Hyeong Yoo
Supported by Club 32 donors Jan MacDonald and Janice Tuynman


South Korea
28 February 1990


First Prize: International Music Competition Harbin (Harbin, China)
Second Prize: Valsesia Musica International Competition (Valsesia, Italy)
First Prize: Euregio Piano Award International Piano Competition (Geilenkirchen, Germany)

Se-Hyeong Yoo’s formal piano tuition began at the Seoul National University in South Korea, followed by studies in Hannover’s Hochschule für Musik and at the Royal College of Music in London under eminent masters Dmitri Alexeev, Peter Jablonski, Matti Raekallio, Olivier Gardon and Hee Sung Joo. Currently he is studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim, Germany under Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy.


Se-Hyeong has performed widely in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal and South Korea. He has collaborated with orchestras such as the Harbin Symphony, Orquestra Filarmónica Portuguesa, the Busan Philharmonic, and the Bucheon Sinfonietta and conductors including Piotr Borkowski and Osvaldo Ferreira. Chamber ensemble performances have taken him to unexpected and noteworthy venues like The Blue House – the official residence of the President of South Korea – and the Jinhae Naval Base. Se-Hyeong has established himself as a creative interpreter of a wide range of music.


2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Friday 9 July 2021, 7.30pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen


Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in B major Op.62 No.1
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No.3 in A♭ major Op.47

V. Appassionato 

Percy Grainger: Shepherd's Hey

Semi Final Round

IV. Young Juliet

V. Masks

VI. Montagues and Capulets

VII. Friar Laurence

VIII. Mercutio

I. Andante dolce
II. Andante sognando
III. Vivace

Final Round

I. Allegro moderato 
II. Andante cantabile 
III. Allegretto

Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle in F# major Op.60
Aleksandr Scriabin: Waltz Op.38

I. Äußerst bewegt  
II. Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch 
III. Sehr aufgeregt 
IV.Sehr langsam 
V. Sehr lebhaft 
VI. Sehr langsam 
VII. Sehr rasch 
VIII. Schnell und spielend 


XVIII. Canon. Vivace poco rubato – Prestissimo

VIII. Wilde Jagd