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East Meets West | UNITYFest
FREE and Open to the Public – Reserve Free Voucher – Tickets Required for Entry.
French-Korean concert pianist and The Gurwitz 2020 International Piano Competition Silver medalist Yedam Kim returns to San Antonio to perform with the Gwangju Symphony Orchestra directed by Seokwon Hong, all the way from South Korea.
Arirang (Korean folk song)
Frédéric Chopin – Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op. 11
Antonín Dvořák – Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”, Op. 95, B. 178
Presented by Musical Bridges Around the World, this UNITYFest event is a partnership between the Sister Cities of San Antonio, TX, USA and Gwangju, South Korea in celebration of 40th anniversary of the Sister City partnership. Generous support comes from the City of San Antonio Global Engagement Office, City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture, Gwangju Metropolitan City, Gwangju Symphony Orchestra, OCI Solar Power, Mission Solar Energy, Pasha Mediterranean Grill, DASHI Sichuan Kitchen + Bar, JLen Events, Radius Center, and Digital Pro Lab. UNITYFest 2023 is also sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, and partnered with FASTSIGNS Northeast San Antonio.
UNITYFest is a free annual festival creating meaningful connections through cross-cultural collaborations and celebrating our common humanity. A union of classical and contemporary music from near and far defines our place in this melting pot that is San Antonio. Presented by Musical Bridges Around the World. For more information, visit mbaw.org/unityfest.