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Kang Na Young Violin Recital Seoul Arts Center Recital Hall Oct. 1 Violinist Kang Na-young is holding a solo recital at the Seoul Arts Center in October. From a young age, Kang has been winning awards at a number of local and global competitions, including the Young Musician International Competition “Citta di Barletta.” At her upcoming performance, the violinist will play Mozart’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 21 in E minor, KV 304,” Schumann’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121,” among others. Tickets cost 20,000 won. Call (02) 586-0945 for more information. Beautiful Thursday Season 2022: Flutist Cho Sung-hyun Kumho Art Hall Oct. 6 Flutist Cho Sung-hyun will meet the public with his concert next month at Kumho Art Hall. Following his time at the Karajan Academy, an institution associated with the Berlin Philharmonic, as the first Korean flutist, he has performed on a host of musical stages in Europe with orchestras including the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Gurzenich Orchestra Cologne. Joined by guitarist Park Ji-hyung and harpist Hwang Se-hee, Cho will perform Mozart’s “Violin Sonata No. 21 in E minor K. 304” and Faure’s “Fantaisie for Flute and Piano in E Minor, Op. 79,” among others. Tickets cost 50,000 won. Call (02) 6303-1977 for more information. Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 Oct. 10 Lotte Concert Hall Led by maestro Chung Myungwhun, the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra is scheduled to present the fourth edition of its masterpiece concert series next month. For the upcoming concert, award-winning pianist Park Jae-hong will join the orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto No. 1 in b flat minor, Op. 23” and “Symphony No. 6 in b flat minor ‘Pathique,’ Op. 74” together. The Russian Romantic composer’s music is well known to audiences in Korean for its delicate and melancholic melodies. Tickets cost from 14,000 won to 70,000 won. Call (031) 230-3322 for more information.