Recent Concerts

2021

Sonus Arts Sound Series Concert 10

Date
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Venue

Shinyoung Chamber Hall, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Manki Kim, double bass

Jaesun Park, double bass

Seongsu Hong, double bass

Program

Bottesini: Elegy No. 2 (Romanza Drammatica)

Piazzolla: Ave Maria

Piazzolla: Kicho

Lauber: Quartet for Double Basses

Baden-Baden Potpourri – Finnish Tangos (arranged by Peter Grans)

Notes

The Raum Garden Concert

Date
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Venue

The Raum, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Hanbin Chyung, piano

Program

Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy

Schubert: 'Ständchen' from Schwanengesang

Piazzolla: Kicho

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

POSTPONED: Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt in Potsdam

Date
Saturday, May 08, 2021
Venue

Nikolaisaal Potsdam, Germany

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Jörg-Peter Weigle, conductor

Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt

Program

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

Notes

Concert is postponed until further notice.

Program also includes Weber's "Euryanthe" Overture and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.

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Erato Ensemble family concert at Sejong Center for Arts and Culture

Date
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Venue

Sejong Center for Arts and Culture, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Jinjoo Cho, violin

Erato Ensemble

Sungsik Yang, violin and conductor

Program

Bottesini: Elegy No. 1

Monti: Czardas

Notes

Program also includes violinist Jinjoo Cho performing selections from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" (Spring and Autumn) and Piazzolla's "Four Seasons of Buenos Aires" (Summer and Winter), and Bartók's Divertimento for Strings.

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(in Korean)

Erato Ensemble 10th Anniversary "La Renaissance"

Date
Monday, May 03, 2021
Venue

Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Sungsik Yang, violin and conductor

Erato Ensemble

Program

Bottesini: Elegy No. 1

Monti: Czardas

Notes

Program also includes violinist Jinjoo Cho performing selections from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" (Spring and Autumn) and Piazzolla's "Four Seasons of Buenos Aires" (Summer and Winter), and Bartók's Divertimento for Strings.

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(in Korean)

Emeth Ensemble at IBK Chamber Hall, SAC Artist Lounge series

Date
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Venue

IBK Chamber Hall at Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Rohun Ko, double bass

Jaesun Park, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Program

Bottesini: Passione Amorosa

Tony Osborne: All in a Day's Work

Lauber: Quartet for Double Basses

Brumby: Suite for Double Bass Quartet

Baden-Baden Potpourri – Finnish Tangos (arranged by Peter Grans)

Piazzolla: History of Tango

Notes
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CANCELED: Chamber Music at the Musikverein with Rachlin, Baborák, Ottensamer

Date
Monday, March 15, 2021
Venue

Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria

Performers

Julian Rachlin, violin

Sarah McElravy, viola

Daniel Ottensamer, clarinet

Radek Baborák, horn

Fredrik Ekdahl, bassoon

Boris Andrianov, cello

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Program

Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major, Opus 20

Notes

Canceled due to COVID-19.

Program also includes Penderecki Sextet for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano, with Denis Kozhukhin, piano.

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2020

MCM "Summer Breeze" Digital Kunst Project Bass Quartet Instagram Live Concert

Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Venue

MCM Cheongdam Headquarters, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Jaesun Park, double bass

Jung Su Lee, double bass

Recital at IBK Chamber Hall

Date
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Venue

IBK Chamber Hall at Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Ilya Rashkovskiy, piano

Program

Schubert: 'Ständchen' from Schwanengesang

Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 58

Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata, Op. 19

KBS Classic FM Music Room Broadcast with Bass Quartet

Date
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Venue

KBS Studios, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Jieun Seo, double bass

Rohun Ko, double bass

Program

Tony Osborne: Pink Elephant

Tony Osborne: All in a Day's Work

Bach: Air on the G String, from Orchestral Suite No. 3

Giorgi Makhoshvili: Organic

Vivaldi: 'Spring' from The Four Seasons

Notes

Replay (in Korean):

  • Pink Elephant 2:45
  • All in a Day's Work 18:24
  • Bach Air from 3rd Orchestral Suite 38:02
  • Giorgi Makhoshvili Organic 41:17
  • Vivaldi "Spring" from The Four Seasons 51:54

TBS FM 95.1 Radio Interview and Performance (with Eung Kwang Lee and So Young Lee)

Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Venue

TBS FM 95.1 Radio Studio, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

So Young Lee, piano

Program

Schubert: 'Ständchen' from Schwanengesang

Notes

Also accompanied Eung Kwang Lee in a selection from Tannhäuser.

CANCELED: Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber Music Opening Concert "Beethoven's Contemporaries"

Date
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Venue

Sejong Chamber Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Ji Yeong Mun, piano

Dong-Suk Kang, violin

Yewon Kim, violin

Sang-Jin Kim, viola

Steven Doane, cello

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Hyeri Yoon, flute

Jerry Jae-il Chae, clarinet

Program

Krogulski: Piano Octet

 
Notes

THE FESTIVAL IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Program also includes Hummel Piano Trio, Boccherini Guitar Quintet, and Beethoven-Liszt Ode to Joy for Two Pianos, with different performers.

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KBS Classic FM Music Room Radio Interview and Performance

Date
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Venue

KBS Studios, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Piazzolla: Kicho

Monti: Czardas

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

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

Interview (in Korean)

Notes

Replay. (Freezes at 12 seconds and cannot restart, unless skipped past before reaching that point!)

(In Korean)

All musical tracks on SoundCloud »

TBS FM 95.1 Radio Interview and Performance

Date
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Venue

TBS FM 95.1 Radio Studio, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Hanbin Chyung, piano

Program

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

Fryba: Gigue from Suite in the Olden Style

Interview (in Korean)

Notes

Includes interview (in Korean) and piano performance of Debussy's Clair de Lune.

"Against Coronavirus" Livestream from Yul Haus

Date
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Venue

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

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Inja Choi, piano

Program

Bruch: Kol Nidrei

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

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

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

Saint-Saens: 'The Elephant' from Carnival of the Animals

Notes

Livestream presented by BOM Arts Project. (In Korean) 

Also played excerpts from the 1st movement of the Misek Sonata and 3rd movement of the Koussevitzky Concerto.

"Against Coronavirus" Livestream from Sha Music Academy

Date
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Venue

Naver V Live livecast

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Da-i Jung, piano

Program

Bottesini: Elegy No. 1

Gliere: Intermezzo and Tarantella, Op. 9

Massenet: Meditation from Thaïs

Elgar: Salut d'Amour, Op. 12

Kreisler: Liebeslied

Bottesini: Elegy No. 2 (Romanza Drammatica)

Fryba: Gigue from Suite in the Olden Style

Notes

Livecast from Sha Music Academy, sponsored by BOM Arts Project - "The Show Must Go On." (In Korean)

2020 RAUM New Year's Concert

Date
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Venue

The Raum, Seoul, Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

So Young Lee, piano

Program

Bottesini: Fantasia on Bellini's 'La Sonnambula'

Notes

Includes reception, dinner, after-party, and performance by baritone Lee Eung Kwang and guitarist Kim Hyun Kyu.

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2019

745th The House Concert 2019 Gala Concert

Date
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Venue

Daehakro Artist's House, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Minjung Kim, flute

Sunyul Lee, clarinet

Program

Devienne: Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon, Op. 61 No. 5

Seongnam Philharmonic 2019

Date
Friday, April 19, 2019
Venue

Seongnam Concert Center, Seongnam, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Gum Nanse, conductor

Seongnam Philharmonic Orchestra

Program

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

Saint-Saens: 'The Swan" from The Carnival of the Animals

Notes

Along with four orchestral overtures.

Kukje Art Hall 2019

Date
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Venue

Kukje Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Ilya Rashkovskiy, piano

Program

Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821, 1st movement

Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major

681st The House Concert

Date
Friday, January 11, 2019
Venue

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

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Ilya Rashkovskiy, piano

Program

Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821, 1st movement

Egilsson: European Memories for Solo Double Bass  [© Árni Egilsson, published by Hofmeister]

Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major

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

Bottesini: Allegretto Capriccio

2018

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin & SOA Chamber Concert

Date
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Venue

Shanghai Symphony Chamber Hall

Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin and Shanghai Orchestra Academy Students

Program

Bizet: Carmen Suite for Octet, arranged by A.N.Tarkmann

Notes

Program also included other works by Beethoven, Penderecki, Puccini, Mozart, and Mendelssohn.