The Seoul Spring Festival is the most important chamber music festival in Korea. Many world-famous artists have praised it as a world-class festival of the highest standard. The Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber Music (SSF) was spectacularly launched in 2006 with unprecedented success and critical acclaim. The SSF has instantly become a milestone in the cultural life of Korea and the global classical music community. It is a forum where world-renowned artists, young musicians, amateurs and ordinary citizens enjoy and interact with the classical music and chamber music in particular.
- More than 400 renowned musicians have participated
- Some 600 works have been performed
- New commissioned works by Korean composers
- Outdoor concerts in Seoul and other provinces
- Fringe Festival throughout Seoul
- Master classes offered to music students
More than 400 renowned musicians from all over the world have participated in SSF.
Juilliard String Quartet Maxim Vengerov Kathryn Stott Shlomo Mintz Antonio Meneses Wolfgang Holzmair Ralf Gothóni Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi Paul Neubauer Dong-Suk Kang Youngho Kim Dae-Jin Kim Sunwook Kim Alvaro Pierri Sine Nomine Quartet Borodin String Quartet Pinchas Zukerman Andres Diaz David Geringas Charles Neidich Jian Wang Prazak Quartet Jeremy Menuhin Igudesman & Joo Rainer Moog Young-Chang Cho Sung-Won Yang Tong-Il Han Melvyn Tan András Adorján Xu Zhong
Pascal Devoyon Ebène Quartet Bruno Rigutto Jean-Louis Capezzali Philippe Muller Henri Demarquette Nicolas Balderyrou Jérôme Pernoo Nora Cismondi Les Bons Becs Romain Leleu Jean-Jacques Kantorow Jean-Bernard Pommier Pascal Amoyel Emmanuelle Bertrand Isabelle Moretti Florent Héau Romain Guyot Patrick Gallois Hervé Joulain Philippe Pierlot Svetlin Roussev and many more…
Each year, the Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber Music has a different theme for the year.
2018 “Carte Blanche”
2016 “PARFUMs de FRANCE”
2015 “10 Ten”
2014 “New World”
2013 “Far From Home”
2012 “Mystical Voice!”
2010 “Unfinished Journey”
2009 “B4+ Beethoven Plus: All Beethoven Quartets and More…”
2008 “Life Story”
2007 “Folk Music Harmonies”
2006 “West in East”