Honggi Kim

Honggi Kim has won awards at major international piano competitions, including first prize at the Isang Yun International Competition and third prize at the 2013 China International Piano Competition. In 2017, he made it to the semifinals of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and in 2018, he became a semifinalist at the Concours Géza Anda, where he also received the Schumann prize. His third-prize win at the Concours International de Genève in 2014 resulted in a tour featuring dates in China, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea.
 
Mr. Kim has performed many concerts throughout Asia, in China, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea, as well as across Europe, in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. As a soloist, he has given concerts accompanied by the Orchester de la Suisse Romande, the Münchner Kammerorchester, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Musikkollegium Winterthur, the Orchester Le Phénix, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, the Macau Orchestra, and the Korean Symphony Orchestra.

Age: 27
Country: Korea
Professional Training:
    2016 - 2018   Hochschule für Musik und Darnstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main
    2014 - 2017   Hochschule für Musik und Theater Munich
    2010 - 2013   Korea National University of Arts
Teachers: 
    2018 - present    Antti Siirala 
    2016 - 2018        Arnulf von Arnim
    2014 - 2017        Arnulf von Arnim
    2010 - 2013        Chong-Pil Lim, Eun-Jung Shon
Competitions and Awards:
    2018      Jaén International Piano Competition, First Prize, Best Interpretation of Chamber Music, Rosa Sabater Award for the Best Interpretation of Spanish Music
    2014      Geneva International Music Competition, Third Prize
    2013      International Isangyun Competition, First Prize, Special Prize

Text Piece

PRELIMINARY RECITAL                                                   
Haydn                         Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52
Ravel                           Gaspard de la nuit
Liszt-Volodos               Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13, S. 244                 
      
SEMIFINAL ROUND                                                             
Recital
Chopin                        Rondo in E-flat major, Op. 16
Schumann                   Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Rachmaninoff              Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28

FINAL ROUND                                                                    
Phase I
Mozart                        Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488
 
Phase II
Rachmaninoff              Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30