Won Il: My compositions and work

Won Il, Artistic Director of the National Orchestra of Korea

Date: Friday, 9 May 2014
Time: 15.00-17.00
Venue: Room 24.4.01, Faculty of Humanities
Organisers: Mute Comp. Physical Theatre and Korean Studies, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

Won Il


In the lecture Won Il will discuss the kind of musical path he has passed during a period when it is almost inevitable to be influenced by traditional, modern, Western, Oriental and world music. In this talk we will listen to a selection of music based on this discussion. In particular, Won Il will discuss the the phenomenal and particular sound of Korean music which has preserved the distinctive characteristic of the traditional culture and art of East Asia in the present era. He will also discuss the positive meaning traditional sounds and music conveys in today’s rapidly changing, globalized cultural life patterns.

Free entry, all welcome.