If I were to be born again,
I would play the piano again.

Listen by yourself


  • SoRyang began playing the piano as a 5-year-old child and was awarded frequently at a national level already at the age of 11. At the age of 16 years she left her hometown Seoul / Korea and graduated in piano studies in the master class of Professor Detlef Kraus at the FOLKWANG-Musikhochschule in Essen with a degree as a concert pianist. She received the first Folkwang-Prize and the first special prize at the International Brahms-Competition in Hamburg.
Afterwards, SoRyang went to Vienna for her postgraduate studies. She graduated as a Master of Arts at the University for Music and Performing Arts.
Since then SoRyang plays Piano Recitals worldwide. Her concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York, at Großer Musikvereinssaal (Golden Hall) in Vienna and at Wiener Konzerthaus especially attracted attention. As a well-known interpreter of Mozart she regularly presents his piano works, for example at Mirabell Palace in Salzburg, Mozarthaus Vienna. Furthermore she played recitals in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Barcelona, London, Rome, Hamburg, Vienna, Salzburg, Dresden and Berlin. Playing chamber music SoRyang appeared several times with members of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra all over Europe.

SoRyang played piano concerts with different orchestras, so as Folkwang Orchestra Essen and Austrian-Korean Philharmonic (founded in 1999 by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon) under conduction of Sascha Götzel, Brandenburgischen Staatsorchester,  Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie,  Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra,  Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra,  the orchestra of the National Music Academy in Sofia (Bulgaria).

On July 16th, 2016 SoRyang performed at HARPA-Hall Reykjavik. A German TV crew  accompanied her on this tour.
In spring 2019 SoRyang performed a Germany-Tour together with Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich in Dresden, Hamburg, Essen and Nuremberg with Tschaikowsky Piano-concert no.1. Highlight was the sold out concert at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg with standing ovations.
Additionally she became wellknown through some of her piano compositions that had been selected for the adaption of old silent films at the Vienna film festival "VIENNALE".
Her idea to present classical piano music to a wide audience at historic sites of major European cities, has inspired worldwide many pianists and spreaded also by them very soon. CDs with live recordings of these open-air concerts were produced by Preiser Records and sold as a bestseller. Former CEO of PREISER RECORDS marked SoRyang as “most extraordinary pianist of Europe”.


GRAMOLA-CD von 2018

Island Tournee 2016



Album Vienna. Street live. Soryang in concert.


  • Listening to a great pianist was truly something special.
    The United Nations Women´s Guild
  • Die Ausführung war äußerst nuancenreich und so lebendig, dass auch Hörer, die nicht zu den eingefleischten Mozart- Enthusiasten gehören, an dieser Interpretation ihre Freude hatten...
    Allgemeine Zeitung
  • ...eine schwirrend, schwebende Transparenz..gelang ihr eine feine, fast impressionistische Tonmalerei..zum beschaulichen Wandel in einer Landschaft geriet, die es nur im Inneren gibt.
  • Äußerst geistvoll und kultiviert...
    Hamburger Morgenpost
  • eine Bekannte war für viele der fast tausend Geladenen die Pianistin SoRyang, die schon im Jahr zuvor für Standing Ovation gesorgt hatte...
    BMW aktuell
  • Ihr an diesem Abend zuzuhören, war ein großes Vergnügen, der anhaltende Applaus kam zu Recht.
  • ..Romantik mit etwas asiatischer Innerlichkeit...


Audio / Video

Gain impressions.

Tchaikovsky Pianoconcert No.1/1

Tchaikovsky Pianoconcert No.1/2

Tchaikovsky Pianoconcert No.1/3

Iceland Tour 2016

Radio interview on Classic Radio Stephansdom (Vienna)

on May, 9th 2018



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