St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Min young Bae - piano

Friday, 4 March at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Min young Bae - piano

Franz Liszt (1811-86)

           Après une Lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata 

J S Bach (1685-1750)

           Italian Concerto BWV971

                                I. Allegro

                                II. Andante

                                III. Presto

Lowell Liebermann (b.1961)

           Gargoyles Op.29  

                                I. Presto

                                II. Adagio semplice, ma con molto rubato

                                III. Allegro moderato

                                IV. Presto feroce


Min young Bae, from South Korea, began to play the piano when she was seven. In 2002 she moved to the UK and joined the Stanborough Secondary School, studying with Jiae Ahn. In 2005 she joined the Yehudi Menuhin School and while there, took part in several concerts at Bradford Cathedral, the Swiss Ambassador's Residence, Fairfield Halls, Finchley Arts Depot, Stationers Hall, St John's Smith Square, Music in Beaulieu and Wigmore Hall. She performed with members of the Schubert Ensemble in a concert for the Stoke D'Abernon Festival 2006, and in 2008 and 2009 she was chosen as part of a group from the school for a tour of Scotland.She also performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No.14 with the Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra at the National Gallery.

In 2010 Min young gained a place at the Royal College of Music in London as a scholar where she studied the piano with Professor Ruth Nye and graduated in 2014. She has since begun her postgraduate study at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as a scholar, receiving the Trinity Laban Award and studying with Deniz Gelenbe.

Min young has taken part in piano festivals and concerts in venues such as Steinway Hall, St James's Piccadilly, St.Alfege Church and many more. Min young also has undertaken masterclasses with Victor Rosenbaum, Piers Lane, Renana Gutman, Joanna MacGregor, Vanessa Latarche, Felix Gottlieb, Pascal Roge, Stanislav Pochekin and Dmitri Alexeev. She has gained several awards including the Joy Evers Cup in music and the DEME award from South England Conference. A prize at the Jellinek Awards led to a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto

No.3 with the Guildford Symphony Orchestra.

Min young has participated in several competitions, and recently reached the semi-final of the 8th Adilia Alieva international competition in Gaillard, France, and won 3rd prize in the 10th International Competition in Padova, Italy. In 2013, she won 1st prize at the 13th Vietri sul Mare, Amalfi-Coast International Piano Competition. This year she won 1st Prize in the John Longmire Piano Competition, and 2nd Prize and the audience prize at the 2014 Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition. In 2015 she was one of the semi-finalists at the Jacques Samuel Piano Competition.