Evocation Klara Min
- Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992): Catalogue d'oiseaux, I/42:
- 1Catalogue d'oiseaux, I/42: No. 6, L'alouette lulu07:36
- Alexander Scriabin (1872 - 1915): Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-Sharp Minor, Op. 19 "Sonata-Fantasy":
- 2Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-Sharp Minor, Op. 19 "Sonata-Fantasy": I. Andante08:08
- 3Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-Sharp Minor, Op. 19 "Sonata-Fantasy": II. Presto04:11
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791):
- 4Fantasia in D Minor, K. 39705:55
- Alexander Scriabin:
- 5Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68 "Black Mass"09:36
- 6Vers la flamme, Op. 7206:18
- Olivier Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux, I/42:
- 7Catalogue d'oiseaux, I/42: No. 5, La chouette hulotte07:29
Info for Evocation
Turning away from the relentless control of daylight, poets have sought spiritual and poetic inspiration in the sublime darkness of mystery-inducing night. Klara Min’s album presents us with piano pieces intimating this ‘dark but dazzling’ night. Its title, “Evocation,” suggests night’s musical power to awaken and stir subliminal feelings hidden at the depth of our souls. World-renowned concert pianist Klara Min is a Steinway Artist who makes her home in Berlin and New York. Respected also as a thought-leader in music industry, Ms. Min is the founder and artistic director of New York Concert Artists and Associates (NYCA). NYCA serves as a networking organization for musicians to collaborate and create dynamic partnerships with managers, presenters, and other artists.
“Brilliant playing ... intuitive musicianship” (Classic FM)
Klara Min, piano
A native of South Korea, Klara Min has performed extensively throughout North America and Europe as well as in her home country of South Korea, in some of the world’s most important concert venues. Such venues include Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, the Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York City, Gasteig in Munich, Berlin Philharmonie, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Wigmore Hall in London and KBS Broadcast Hall in Seoul. She has performed with prestigious orchestras such as Hamburger Kammerphilharmonie, Munich Kammerphilharmonie, Seoul Symphony Orchestra, sinfonie orchester berlin, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, New York Sinfonietta, Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, American Chamber Orchestra and St. Petersburg State Symphony among others.
For the 2015-2016 concert season, Klara Min will perform Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Sochi Philharmonic in Russia and Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (formerly known as Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra) in Austria under the baton of Vladimir Fedoseyev, and will record Paderewski Polish Fantasy with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra with renowned French violinist/conductor Augustin Dumay. Ms. Min is also releasing a CD recording of works by Scriabin on Steinway & Sons Record label on January 8, 2016.
Klara Min’s first album Ripples on Water features modern Korean piano music; it was released on Naxos and complimented for “mak(ing) every note count” (Allmusic). Her second release of a selection of Chopin’s Mazurkas was released on Delos. The American Record Guide selected the album as one of six critics’ choices in 2013 raving that “her dynamic control is out of this world”. Both albums are frequently broadcast on WQXR/WNYC radio stations.
Klara Min was the recipient of a Samsung scholarship. She is a Steinway Artist and is based in Berlin and New York.