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Su Yeon Kim 

Her first album, <Mozart Recital> has released on the Steinway & Sons Label in July 2023. Presented as ‘one to watch’ by Gramophone Magazine and ‘critics’ choice’ by International Piano Magazine, as well as one of the <Album of the Year> by Allmusic choice, her performance is described as having ‘expert finger legato and a sense of air between phrases that is easier to hear than to explain’ (Gramophone), ‘full of contrasts: serious, playful, extrovert, introspective, dancing, operatic... Kim’s playing delights and illuminates’ (

Bravo! Pianist Su Yeon Kim captured the hearts of visitors 

   - Hamburger Abendblatt

A remarkably sophisticated technique with incredibly detailed articulation and miniature values - she deserves words of admiration

- Opera Slovakia


The Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim achieved international acclaim when she won the First Prize at the Concours musical international de Montréal in 2021 and the second prize at the Mozart International Competition Salzburg
2020. A pianist of elegant and intense stage presence, sensitive fantasy of sound, and her immaculate sense of form and style are all qualities that make her one of the most impressive pianists of her generation.


Find Su Yeon's Live Performances

Podium der Jungen

Die Stars von Morgen auf

NDR Kultur

Von Korea nach Salzburg

Eine sensible und aufrichtige Musikerin

Bei ihrem gefeierten Rezital in Hannover überzeugte Su Yeon Kim zu Beginn des Jahres das Publikum mit Werken von Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, César Franck und Frédéric Chopin.

2023 Artist-in-Residence for Kumho Cultural Foundation in Korea

A five-concert series that she designed under the theme of <Melodies: Paintings and Music>

Pianist Kim Su Yeon has been selected as Kumho Art Hall’s artist-in-residence, according to the Kumho Cultural Foundation, the operator of the venue, on Tuesday. As the artist-in-residence, Kim will present four performances under the theme “Melodies: Paintings and Music” throughout next year. Kim’s first concert will take place on Jan. 5 at the venue’s New Year’s concert “Sketch.” She will return with “Blending” on April 27 and “Philia: Mozart” on Sept. 7 and “Collage Party” on Dec. 7.

Su Yeon Kim wins the Concours Musical International de Montréal

She emerged not just as a skilled technician but a refined, probing artist. 

Her rendition of Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit was notable not just for how easily she dispatched the finger-breaking, hand-twisting demands of the score, but the eerie tension she built across the work’s three ghoulish movements.

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Watch her and listen to her recent concert performances 


View photos of Su Yeon from studio and from the stage 

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