Discover This: 5 Pieces by Unsuk Chin

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Unsuk Chin

July 14, 1961 – Seoul, South Korea

South Korean composer Unsuk Chin has won many prestigeous new music awards in a career spanning over three decades, including: the Grawemeyer Award (2004), University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (2004), the Arnold Schönberg Prize (2005), the Music Composition Prize of the Prince Pierre Foundation (2010). She studied with one of the most famous avant-garde composers of the latter-half of the 20th century, György Ligeti. Her body of works include compositions for orchestra, solo and double concerto, small ensemble, piano, opera, voice as well as pieces for tape and electronics. In addition to her life as a composer with her works played by major orchestras across the globe, Unsuk Chin promotes new music through an advisory role for the London-based Philharmonia Orchestra’s Music Today series.

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