Seong-Jin Cho

May 21, 2023


Seong-Jin Cho, hailed by The Arts Desk for his ability to “produce moments of spellbinding sonic art,” makes his Symphony Center Presents debut with a wide-ranging program. He brings his signature mix of imagination, pacing, balance and control to Handel’s E Major Suite and Brahms’ Handel Variations. The afternoon culminates in Schumann’s mercurial Symphonic Etudes.

View photos from this concert here.


Suite in E Major




Handel Variations


Capriccio in F-sharp Minor, Op. 76, No. 1


Capriccio in B Minor, Op. 76, No. 2


Intermezzo in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4


Capriccio in C-sharp Minor, Op. 76, No. 5


Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13

Handel, (arr. Kempff)

Minuet in G Minor, No. 4, HWV 434 [Encore]


Alborada del gracioso from Miriors [Encore]

The Handel Project

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho steps back in time, presenting three of Handel’s exquisite keyboard suites — works unfamiliar to many concert pianists today — paired with Brahm’s virtuosic Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel on his newest release, The Handel Project. Highlights of Seong-Jin Cho’s discography are available for a limited time at the Symphony Store.

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