Yekwon Sunwoo, pianoAs winner of the 2013 Sendai International Music Competition and 2012 William Kapell International Piano Competition, Yekwon Sunwoo has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Orchestre National de Belgiquewith Marin Alsop, the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Walloniewith Paul Goodwin, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra with Christopher Wilkins, l’Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc, Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra and the Daegu City Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Sunwoo made his New York City debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2009 as winner of the Florida International Piano Competition. Other awards include First Prize in the 2012 Piano Campus International Concours, a laureate in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, First Prize in the 2009 Concours International de Piano "Interlaken Classics," First Prize in the Daegu Broadcasting Competition, First Prize in the Ewha-Kyung Hyang Competition and Grand Prize in the Kukmin-Ilbo/Hansei University Competition.

Mr. Sunwoo’s chamber music experience includes an invitation from the Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation in 2007, touring Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Panama. He has collaborated with Ida Kavafian and Peter Wiley in 2010 with Curtis on Tour and with Roberto Díaz on the Bay Chamber Concerts summer series in 2008. He has also performed with, Gary Hoffman, Anne-Marie McDermott and Michael Tree.

Mr. Sunwoo has studied with Min-ja Shin and Sun-wha Kim in Korea, with Seymour Lipkin at Curtis Institute of Music and Robert McDonald at The Juilliard School. He is currently studying with Richard Goode at the Mannes School of Music.

Yekwon Sunwoo is making his BSO debut.