Thierry leads the Seoul Philharmonic on a major tour of Europe this month, beginning at Geneva’s Victoria Hall on 25 November. Thierry and the orchestra are joined for the tour by pianist Sunwook Kim, a regular partner of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and winner of prestigious piano competitions such as Clara Haskill and Leeds International Piano competitions.
Following the concert in Geneva, the tour visits Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine on 27 November, KKL Luzerne on 29 November and Grenoble MC2 on 30 November before culminating with a performance at Auditorium, Maison de la Radio in Paris on 1 December. The programme features Isang Yun’s Muak, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op.73 ‘Emperor’, Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 and Berlioz’s symphonic tour de force, Symphonie Fantastique.
In Utah in November, Thierry conducts two weeks of concerts. On 9 and 10 November, he conducts Bernstein’s Candide, and on 16 and 17 November he leads a programme of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos alongside Pierre Boulez’ Dérive and Copland’s Third Symphony.