Early Concerts

2013

2Bass in July 2013

Date
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Performers

Minje Sung, double bass

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Sperger: Duo for Viola and Double Bass

353rd The House Concert - 2Bass

Date
Friday, June 21, 2013
Venue

Yul Haus Recording Studio, Dogok-dong, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Minje Sung, double bass

Program

Bach: Suite No. 1 for Violoncello Solo, Prelude

Beethoven: Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 8, 'Pathetique'

Sperger: Duo for Viola and Double Bass

Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 9 No. 2

Monti: Czardas

Donizetti: 'Una furtiva lagrima' from L'Elisir d'Amore

Last Waltz from the movie 'OldBoy' [© Jo Yeong-wook]

Rossini: Duo for Cello and Double Bass in D Major

Own Works

Do-Re-Mi Song

Notes

Also numerous other appearances as '2Bass' or 'MJK Ensemble' from February through June 2013 with the same musical program, at House Concerts and locations such as:

  • Gyeongsangnam-do Culture and Art Center
  • Gimje Art Center
  • Ulju Culture & Arts Center
  • Ilsan Paju Publishing Complex / Cafe Olive Tree Concert Hall
  • Gangneung

KBS1 Classic Odyssey 2013 (Television Broadcast)

Date
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Venue

KBS Studios, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Minje Sung, double bass

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

Monti: Czardas

Morricone: Theme from 'Love Affair' [© Ennio Morricone]

Sperger: Duo for Viola and Double Bass

Notes

Interviews and performances on KBS1 Korean television's "Classic Odyssey".

2012

Korea National University of Arts Graduate Recital

Date
Friday, December 21, 2012
Venue

Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Bruch: Kol Nidrei

Desenclos: Aria and Rondo

2011

Rheinische Philharmonie December 2011

Date
Sunday, December 04, 2011
Venue

Koblenz Görreshaus, Koblenz, Germany

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Daniel Raiskin, conductor

Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie

Program

Sperger: Double Bass Concerto No. 11 in B-flat major

Bottesini: Concerto for Double Bass No. 2 in B Minor

Notes

“Contrabasso Con Passione” concert given as a result of winning the J.M. Sperger Competition.

Concert also included Mozart's Serenade In E flat Major and Haydn's Symphony No. 94 in G Major.

Kumho Art Hall Classical Frontier Series Concert 2011

Date
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Venue

Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Minje Sung, double bass

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Zbinden: Hommage à J. S. Bach, Op. 44

Bottesini: Gran Duetto No. 1 for Two Double Basses

Bottesini: Gran Duetto No. 2 for Two Double Basses

Notes

Also on the program (played by Minje Sung):

  • Emil Tabakov Motive for Solo Double bass
  • Carl Friedrich Abel Sonata for Solo Double Bass in C Major

Pyeongchang Great Mountains Music Festival Children's Concert

Date
Saturday, August 06, 2011
Venue

Great Mountains Music Festival and School, Alpensia Resort, Pyeongchang, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Bottesini: Tarantella in A Minor

Monti: Czardas

KBS Masterpiece Scandal (Television Broadcast)

Date
Saturday, January 08, 2011
Venue

KBS Studios, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Mendelssohn: On Wings of Song, Op. 34 No. 2

Fanny Mendelssohn: Sehnsucht

Notes

Mikyung was the featured artist on the first regular episode of Masterpiece Scandal.
This show examined the hidden story behind a different great work of art in each episode.

KBS Classic Odyssey 2011 New Years Special (Television Broadcast)

Date
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

2010

Our Neighborhood Concert, Yangpyeong

Date
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Venue

Private home in Yangpyeong, Korea

Performers

Minje Sung, double bass

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Youngseog Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

Sperger: Duo for Viola and Double Bass

Proto: A Carmen Fantasy for Double Bass and Piano [© Frank Proto, published by Liben Music]

Rimsky-Korsakov: "The Flight of the Bumblebee" from "The Tale of Tsar Saltan"

Tango

Morricone: Theme from 'Love Affair' [© Ennio Morricone]

Monti: Czardas

Notes

Minje also played Rota's Divertimento Concertante.

Kumho Art Hall Young Artist Concert 2010

Date
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Venue

Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Egilsson: An Old Fashioned Bass Piece [© Árni Egilsson, published by Hofmeister]

Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38

Fryba: Suite in the Olden Style, Prelude, Allemande, & Gigue

Bottesini: Bolero

Proto: A Carmen Fantasy for Double Bass and Piano [© Frank Proto, published by Liben Music]

2007

Kumho Art Hall Prodigy Concert 2007

Date
Saturday, September 15, 2007
Venue

Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Koussevitzky: Chanson Triste for Double-bass and Piano, Op. 2

Koussevitzky: Valse Miniature, for Double-bass and Piano, Op.1

Paganini: Fantasy on a theme by Rossini from “Mose in Egitto” 

Bottesini: Fantasia on 'Lucia di Lammermoor' for Double-bass and Piano

Bottesini: Elegy No. 2 (Romanza Drammatica)

Sperger: Sonata in B Minor for Double Bass and Piano

Bottesini: Passione Amorosa

Kumho Art Hall Family Concert 2007

Date
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Venue

Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Minje Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Youngseog Sung, double bass

Program

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

Rachmaninoff: Vocalise

Bottesini: Passione Amorosa

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