Chinese: 明勳 鄭
|Also Known As:||"Myung-whun Chung"|
|Occupation:||Conductor & pianist|
|Managed by:||Terry Jackson (Switzer)|
About Myung-whun Chung
Myung-whun Chung (born 22 January 1953, Seoul) is a South Korean pianist and conductor.
His sisters, violinist Kyung-wha Chung, and cellist Myung-wha Chung, and he at one time performed together as the Chung Trio..He was a joined second-prize winner in the 1974 International Tchaikovsky Competition Chung studied conducting at the Mannes College of Music and the Juilliard School. He also studied piano with Maria Curcio, the last and favourite pupil of Artur Schnabel. Chung was an assistant conductor at the Los Angeles Philharmonic during the music directorship of Carlo Maria Giulini and founder of the Asia Philharmonic Orchestra.