Myung-Whun Chung

(b. 1953)

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(b Seoul, Korea, 1953).

Korean conductor and pianist, brother of Kyung‐Wha Chung and Myung‐Wha Chung. Début, Seoul 1960, as pianist; as cond. 1971. 2nd prize Tchaikovsky pf. competition, Moscow, 1974. Ass. cond. Los Angeles PO 1978–81; cond. Saarländischer Radio SO 1984–9. Mus. dir. Opéra de la Bastille, Paris, 1989–94. NY Met début 1986.

Subjects: Music.

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