Bartók World Competition & Festival

JongHo WON

14 January 1988

South Korea







JongHo Won started to play piano at the age of four. He first studied at the Sunhwa Arts School with professor Kim Keum Tae, who worked extensively on improving his performance skills. Moved to Germany, he won the interpretation prize at the Arthur Lepthien Piano Competition. He was taught at the Freiburg University of Music, at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich and at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts. He currently studies in the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart, with Florian Wiek. He was finalist at the Montréal International Music Competition in 2011, second prize winner at the International Piano Competition Alexander Scriabin in Italy the same year (there was no first prize awarded), as well as winner of the Steinway International Piano Competition in Munich, in 2012.




Bartók: Three Burlesques, Op. 8c, BB 55

Dohnányi: Six piano pieces op.41 – 3. Canzonetta

Liszt: Grandes Études de Paganini – Étude No. 3 in G-sharp minor (ʻLa campanellaʼ)


Bartók: Out of Doors, BB 89

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, op. 2/3 – 1. Allegro con brio

János Mátyás Stark: Toccata


Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année: Italie – 7. Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata

Ravel: La valse


Liszt: Piano Concerto in E-flat major