Min Chung
  • Min Chung
  • Min Chung
  • Min Chung
  • Min Chung

Associate Conductor
Min Chung

Musical Director of Gangneung Symphony Orchestra, South Korea, from January 2022, Associate Conductor of Tokyo Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of Haydn Orchestra of Trento and Bolzano.. A very successful tour with Haydn Orchestra was in Asia in 2019 which will be repeted in Japan in 2023.
In 2022, on the occasion of the Martha Argerich Festival in Tokyo, he was invited by the Tokyo Academy Orchestra for two programmes dedicated to Schumann, Brahms and Berlioz with soloists Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky and William Chiquito, as well as by Vietnam National Symphony for a concert dedicated to Tchaikovsky at the Hanoi Opera House.
Min Chung conducted the first performance of Puccini's Madama Butterfly at Vladivostok Festival with Mariinski Opera, at Teatro alla Scala he conducted Mozart's Il Flauto Magico with Accademia della Scala, where he was reinvited for a concert (Bach e Ligeti). With Korean National Opera he conducted Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Verdi's Don Carlo in 2014. In 2013 Min Chung had his European debut in Lecce with Verdi's La Traviata, promptly. At Auditorium Arturo Toscanini in Torino he conducted the Orchestra Nazionale Sinfonica della RAI in a Stanley Kubrick' movies soundtracks tribute concert, broadcasted by RAI 5 TV. He conducted a concert in Bologna Teatro Comunale (Thaikowskij/Medelssohn) and in Schangai with the Symphony Orchestra.
He was invited by Wiener Kammerorchester, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Martina Franca Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am.Rein

Min Chung started as a conductor in 2007 in South Korea with Aloysius Symphony Orchestra in Busan, mainly musicians from disadvantaged background. This cooperation was very successful at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2010, as well as in Seoul at Suntory Hall and at Seoul Arts Center in 2012. He was then invited by Busan Philharmonic, Ditto Festival Orchestra, "Miracle of Music" Orchestra, Daegu Opera Orchestra, Daego MBC Orchestra, Sejong Nanoom Orchestra. In Japan he conducted Kyushu Symphony Orchestra, Chiba Youth Orchestra, Senzoku Gakuen Orchestra, ACROS Fukuoka Youth Orchestra, in Cina Hangzhou Philharmonic.

Min Chung was born in Saarbrücken, Germany, studied double basses, violin and piano in Paris. In Seoul, South Korea, he attended Seoul National University where graduated in German literature and violin.

(Curriculum Vitae as of Sep 2022)

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