So Ryang

The pianist So Ryang was born in Seoul. Her father is a professor, secretary of state and advisor to the president of Korea, and her mother is an antiquities expert. When she was only five years old, So Ryang began playing the piano and in the following years won prizes in several national competitions. At […]

Tomoki Sakata

Japanese pianist Tomoki Sakata “demonstrated virtuosity, considerable color and expressivity” (Dallas Morning News) during the 2013 Cliburn Competition, earning him a place among the top six finalists. Since just 19 years old, he has been building a reputation for a “youthful overabundance of talent” that creates “its own visceral excitement” (Theater Jones). Mr. Sakata won […]