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“I have rediscovered in her [Chloe Jiyeong Mun] the naturalness of musicality that I thought had disappeared.” 

JörgDemus, the jury chair of the 60th Busoni International Competition.


At the age of 18, pianist Chloe Jiyeong Mun was brought to the world’s attention in 2014 when she won first prize at the Geneva International Competition in Switzerland. In 2015, she also won the Busoni International Competition in Italy. Her earlier career path resembles that of the great pianist of our time Martha Argerich, who won the same competitions back in 1957.



As a sought-after soloist, Mun has been performing internationally in Germany, France, Poland, Italy, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, England, Denmark, the USA, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Japan and, her native South Korea.


She has performed works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Bruch and Grieg with renowned orchestras including the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Moscow Soloists, the Asian Philharmonic Orchestra,  Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Trieste Verdi Theater Orchestra, Nuova Orchestra Ferruccio Busoni, St.Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Palermo Classica Festival Orchestra, MAV Symphony Orchestra, the Community of Madrid Orchestra,Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, and Korean National Symphony Orchestra.


Furthermore, Chloe Jiyeong Mun has collaborated with the world’s leading conductors, including Myung-whun Chung, Alexander Shelley, Yuri Bashmet, James Judd, Lionel Bringuier, Valentina Peleggi, Roberto Beltran Zavala, Daniel Boico, Victor Pablo Perez, Mario Venzago, and EijiOue.


For solo recitals, she has appeared at the Gewandhaus, Wigmore Hall, Salle Cortot, Philharmonie Arthur Rubinstein in Bydgoszcz, and Seoul Arts Center featuring works by Rameau, Ravel, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Debussy, and Albeniz. Also as a committed chamber musician, Mun played at festivals such as Sociedad Filarmónica de Vilagarcía, the Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber music, and Seoul International Music Festival.


Highlights of Chloe Jiyeong Mun in recent years include a duo recital at the Liszt Academy and a solo recital at the 17th Chopin and his Europe International Music Festival by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute. In 2021, she gave the world premiere of Jeajoon Ryu's Sonata for Viola and Piano at the Seoul Arts Center with violist Sangjin Kim.


In 2017, Chloe Jiyeong Mun released her first album Schumann Piano Sonata No.1 & Fantasie with Deutsche Grammophon.



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