Arts & Living
Austrian Embassy Hosts Concerts in S. Korea
Austrian G. Lessky Conducts in Cheongju, Daejeon
These Mozart concerts are being held in the wider framework of the "11th Nine Dragon Heads-Festival," organized by Mr. Park Byoung-Uk.
Biography of Gerhard Lessky
In 1997 he appeared at the European Music Summer Festival Aspach. Then from 1998-2000 he was engaged as an artistic-assistant at Wiener Hofmusikkapelle. At the Summer Opera Festival Linz in Austria he conducted productions of Paisiellos "Barber of Sevilla," Cimarosas "Il matrimonio segreto," Haydns "Il mondo della luna" between 1997-2000.
From 2000 to 2003 he went on to work as chief conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Mokwon University in South Korea.During the 2000/2001 seasons he conducted the Chongju Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chungnam Philharmonic Orchestra. His performances of G. Verdi's opera La Traviata in Woosong Art Hall received the highest acclamation from the audience and national press.In 2002 Maestro Lessky's major productions included working as a guest-conductor with the Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra, conducting a new production of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" and performing a very acclaimed "Messiah" (Händel) during the European Concert Festival Aspach.In 2003 he conducted opera performances at the Opera House in Steyr (Austria) and symphonic concerts in Germany and the Czech Republic.
In the 2004 concert-season he gave opera-performances in Austria and symphonic concerts during some well-known European Music Festivals in Austria and Germany.Esteemed international artists collaborated with, include: Marco Cappelli, Otto Sauter, Sung-Won Yang, N. Krysanowsky. He has also made CD productions and performed in TV and Radio broadcastings.Forthcoming appearances:
April 19, 2006, 7 p.m., Cheongju Art Hall
"Happy Birthday Mozart"
Masterpieces of this most famous of Austrian composers:
Ouverture to "Don Giovanni"
Symphony No.35, D-major, KV 385, "Haffner"
Symphony No.36, C-major, KV 425, "Linz"
Cheongju Philharmonic Orchestra April 20, 2006, 7:30 p.m., Lotte Art Hall, Daejeon
Mozart: Symphony No.1, KV 16
Concerto for violin and orchestra, A-major, KV 219
Serenade "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik," Gmajor, KV 525 Divertimento D-major, KV 136
Kim Young-Sang, violin
Pan Philharmonic Orchestra
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