Known for his “impressive technique and nuanced sensitivity” (Huffington Post), Korean pianist Dasol Kim is a sought-after concerto soloist who has appeared with the New York Philharmonic in Seoul, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony, Concerto Budapest, Belgium National Orchestra, and Korea’s KBS Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Among his many noteworthy engagements, Dasol is currently performing the complete cycle of the 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas in Switzerland and Korea over a four-year period. A favorite of music festivals, Mr. Kim has appeared at the Usedom Music Festival in Germany, Kuhmo Music Festival in Finland, La Roque d'Anthéron in France, Kissinger Sommer in Germany, and PyeongChang Music Festival (formerly the Great Mountain Music Festival) in Korea.
During our 2019-2020 season curated by the renowned Marc-André Hamelin, Dasol will perform on SAT / JAN 25 and SUN / JAN 26. He will bring his expertise of Beethoven during his Saturday concert, in which he will perform three piano sonatas: No. 30, No. 31, and No. 32. On Sunday, Dasol will perform works by Schumann, Medtner, Scriabin, and Chopin.
Subscriptions for the 2019-2020 season are now available. Single tickets go on sale on THR / AUG 1.
About Dasol Kim
Dasol Kim made his recital debuts in the Young Concert Artists Series in The Peter Jay Sharp Concert at New York’s Merkin Concert Hall and in Washington, DC at the Kennedy Center as recipient of the Korean Concert Prize, and was featured in the PyeongChang Festival Chamber Music concerts in the YCA Series in New York’s Alice Tully Hall and at the Kennedy Center. This season, he is presented in an encore recital by Young Concert Artists in collaboration with The Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Recent performances in the U.S. include the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 at the Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina and recitals at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA, the Jewish Community Alliance in Jacksonville, FL, and Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, VA.
Dasol Kim won First Prizes in the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York, 2011 Epinal International Piano Competition in France and 2010 YCA International Auditions in Leipzig, as well as Second Prize in the 2012 Géza Anda Competition in Zurich and Third Prize at the 2011 ARD International Music Competition in Munich.
Dasol graduated from the Hannover Music School in Germany, where he studied with Arie Vardi and Gerald Fauth. The Universal Music Korea label issued his debut CD, “Dasol Kim Plays Schumann.”
October 5 & 6, 2019: Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian
November 16 & 17, 2019: Inon Barnatan, Israeli
January 25 & 26, 2020: Dasol Kim, Korean (PDX Debut)
March 14 & 15, 2020: Anderson & Roe, American
May 2 & 3, 2020: Imogen Cooper, British (PDX Debut)
May 30 & 31, 2020: Jonathan Plowright, British (PDX Debut)