Yunchan Lim Releases Debut Album On Decca In April

Yunchan Lim, the youngest person ever to win gold at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is one is of the biggest names emerging on the piano scene today, He will release his debut studio album, Chopin Études on the Decca Classics label on 19 April 2024.
The first track, the Étude Op.10 No.3 Tristesse is available from today. Listen here.
Lim’s recording of Chopin’s Opus 10 and Opus 25 comes hot on the heels of his debut at Carnegie Hall on 21 February where he played the Études. His performance earned an encore from the selective Carnegie Hall audience and the New York Times described his performance as “dazzling.”
Born in 2004 in South Korea, Lim also won the Audience Award and the prize for Best Performance of a New Work at the 2022 Van Cliburn Competition, along with second prize in the 2018 Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists, third and audience prizes in the 2018 Thomas & Evon Cooper International Competition and first prize in Korea’s 2019 Isan Yung Competition, aged just 15 years.
Check out Yungchan Lim playing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.3 in Texas conducted by Marin Alsop which has been streamed over 13 million times.
Lim will perform at the Southbank Centre on 27th March with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Wigmore Hall on 8th April, as well as performances with orchestras around the world, such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris alongside fellow Decca artist Klaus Mäkelä, Verbier Festival, Gstaad Festival, Società dei Concerti di Milano, and the Kennedy Center among other major stages.

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