Woochan Jeong
Korea, °1999
CELLO 2022 : Laureate
Woochan Jeong began his studies at the National University of Arts in Korea, where he was taught by Kang-Ho Lee from 2016 until 2020. He then joined the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where he has just started his master’s under Troels Svane. In 2014, he won second prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians and won first prize at the JoongAng competition in Korea in 2017. In 2019, he came second in the KBS KEPCO Music Competition and in 2018, he received an honourable mention from the jury at the Prague Spring International Music Competition. Between 2007 and 2014, Woochan Jeong performed with the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra and the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra and, as a chamber musician, he is a member of the Eden Quartet, with which he performs regularly. In 2019, he performed at the KBS Hall in Seoul with the KBS Symphony Orchestra and at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, accompanied on the piano by Jiwon Ahn.


2021 - : Troels Svane
2017 - 2020 : Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi
2016 - 2020 : Kang-Ho Lee


2021 - : Master, Hochschule fuer Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
2016 - 2020 : Bachelor, Korea National University of Arts


2019 : Lee Kang Sook Hall, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea, Korea National University of Arts, Accompanist : Jiwon Ahn
2019 : KBS Hall, Seoul, Korea, KBS & KEPCO, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Jakyung Year
2018 : Kukje Art Hall, Seoul, Korea, Kukje Art Hall, Accompanist : Jiwon Ahn
2015 : Gyeonggi Arts Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Gyeonggi Arts Center, Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra, Narah Chung


2019 : 2nd Prize, The 26th KBS & KEPCO Music Competition
2018 : Honorable Mention of the Jury, Prague Spring International Music Competition
2017 : 1st Prize, The 43rd Joongang Music Concours
2014 : 2nd Prize, The 8th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians
Final 2022 : Woochan Jeong - Prokofiev
Semi-final 2022 : Woochan Jeong - concerto
Semi-final 2022 : Woochan Jeong - recital
First round 2022 : Woochan Jeong
Final (03/06/2022)
Jörg Widmann 5 Albumblätter
Sergey Prokofiev Symphony-concerto op. 125
Woochan Jeong, cello
Brussels Philharmonic, dir. Stéphane Denève

Récital (16/05/2022)

Claude Debussy Sonata in D minor
Daan Janssens Wie aus der Ferne
Franz Schubert Sonata in A minor D 821
Woochan Jeong, cello
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist

Concerto (19/05/2022)

Joseph Haydn Concerto n. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb:2
Woochan Jeong, cello
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Vahan Mardirossian
First round (12/05/2022)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Woochan Jeong, cello
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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