Born in 1994
Jaehyuck Choi, the 1st prize winner of the 72em Concours de Geneve 2017 in composition, is the music director of the ensemble blank, the Korea’s leading contemporary music ensemble founded by himself. Known as one of today’s most prominent composers of his generation, Mr. Choi will have several works premiered in 2020/21 season, his Clarinet Concerto Nocturne III ensemble version, will be performed by Jerome Comte (cl.) and the Ensemble Intercontemporain conducted by Matthias Pintscher; and the same work’s orchestra version will be performed by the Budapest Concerto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Eötvös in May (clarinetist TBA). Also, his new work for string quartet will be premiered by the Parker Quartet in July at the Banff Music Festival as a guest commissioned composer.
Apart from his works being premiered in others' hands, he will work closely with the ensemble blank in 2020/21 season conducting the works of Grisey, Ligeti, Furrer, Lachenmann, Ives, Vivaldi, and Bach in the concert venues in Korea including the Seoul Arts Center, Daegu Concert House, and the Daejeon Arts Center.
2017, 1st prize, Geneva International Music Competition, Geneva, Switzerland