FREE Lunchtime Concert: Jason Bae (Piano)
Pianists of the World Series
Carl Vine -Piano Sonata No.1
New Zealand pianist, Jason Bae was born in Daejeon, South Korea in 1991 where he began studying piano at the age of five. At the age of twelve, he made his concerto debut with Auckland Symphony Orchestra and a year later, he became the youngest concerto soloist to perform with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Since then, Jason has performed as a concerto soloist with New Zealand National Youth Symphony, Queensland Symphony Orchestra of Australia, Auckland Youth Symphony, Christchurch Symphony as well as giving recitals throughout in U.K, U.S.A, France, Indonesia, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.
In 2016-17 Season, Jason will be giving recital a debut recital at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London, Steinway Hall in London, St. Mary Magdalene Church in London, Korean Cultural Centre in U.K, The Quarry Theatre in St. Luke’s in Bedford and Univeristy of Auckland School of Music. Jason will be making his chamber music debut with Odyssey Ensemble at King’s Place in London.
After receiving his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at University of Auckland with Dr. Rae de Lisle, Jason received his Master of Arts in piano performance with the highest distinction award, DipRAM at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Christopher Elton and Joanna MacGregor in 2015. Jason also studied at the Aspen Music Festival and School with Ann Schein and John O’Conor from 2007 to 2013. Jason is the first New Zealander to become the Young Steinway Artist since 2012. Last year, Jason has been appointed as a School of Music Visiting Fellow at University of Auckland at age 24. Jason’s debut CD ‘Marylebone’ with Austrian Gramophone was released in 2015.