Emeth Ensemble

Emeth Ensemble: Mikyung Sung, Manki Kim, Rohun Ko, Jaesun Park
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Mikyung Sung attended Sunhwa Arts High School and Korea National University of Arts, and received her Artist Diploma from The Colburn School in Los Angeles. She won the grand prize, audience prize, and several special prizes at the 2010 J.M. Sperger Competition, the Thomas Martin prize for best performance of a work by Bottesini and 2nd place overall at the 2015 ISB Competition, and the internet-voted prize and Honorable Mention overall at the 2017 Bradetich Competition, as well as 1st prize at several Korean competitions. She has been invited to perform as soloist with the Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt, Seongnam Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonic, Philharmonie Baden-Baden, Philharmonia Corea, Colburn Orchestra, KNUA Orchestra, and Caesura Youth Orchestra, as well as in numerous recitals. She has been featured on Korean national radio and television. She performed as a Principal Double Bass with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and taught at the Shanghai Orchestra Academy. Instagram: @mikyungbass

Manki Kim attended Sunhwa Arts High School, studied Art History at Korea National University of Arts, and received his Certificate of Advanced Studies from the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. He has served as Deputy Chief of the Seoul International Music Festival Orchestra, performed in the Rhineland-Palatinate National Orchestra Academy, and was Visiting Deputy Chief of the Baden-Baden Philharmonie. He has also performed at the Münster Museum and Karlsruhe Kunsthalle. Instagram: @mank.kim

Jaesun Park graduated from Korea National University of Arts and has been a guest member of the Cheongju City Symphony Orchestra. Instagram: @jaesun_park

Seongsu Hong attended Korea National University of Arts and graduated from the University of Music in Essen, Germany, where he served as the NRW Orchestra's Brazilian and Italian tour lead. He was a member of the Lubeck Philharmonic training academy and performed as a guest member of the Dusseldorf and Neuer Philharmonic Orchestras. Instagram: @hssbass

Rohun Ko attended Yewon School and the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. He has performed with the Seoul City Symphony Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Pohang City Symphony Orchestra, as a Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Academist, and in Hofgarten Orchestra concerts. He received 1st prize at the Association des bassistes et contrebassistes de France (ABCDF) Competition. He is currently Assistant Principal double bass of Shinik Hahm's Symphony S.O.N.G. (Symphony Orchestra for the Next Generation, founded 2014), and performs in the Earnest Philharmonic Orchestra (founded 2018). Instagram: @rohuni

Videos

Emeth Ensemble: Bach's Air on the G String

Date
January 24, 2021
Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Rohun Ko, double bass

Jaesun Park, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Works

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

Oblivion from MCM Korea Instagram Livestream

Date
June 24, 2020
Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Jaesun Park, double bass

Jung Su Lee, double bass

Works

Piazzolla: Oblivion

Pokerface (IBK recital encore)

Date
May 30, 2020
Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Jieun Seo, double bass

Rohun Ko, double bass

Dowoong Chung, double bass

Manki Kim, double bass

Hoon Lee, double bass

Works

Schäfer: Fancy Basses for 6 Double Basses - Pokerface

Emeth Ensemble Encores: Tony Osborne and Giorgi Makhoshvili

Date
May 30, 2020
Performers

Mikyung Sung, double bass

Emeth Double Bass Ensemble

Works

Tony Osborne: Pink Elephant

Giorgi Makhoshvili: Organic

Past Concerts

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

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
More information (in Korean)

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