Nuevo Sanjo, Korean traditional music group comes to NYC

Symposium & Lecture Recital

Friday, October 27, 1:30 pm

New York Public Library 53rd Street Library
(18 W 53rd St., New York NY 10019)

Tickets: Free Admission

The lecture recital/symposium features Ji-Young Yi (Gayageum), Kyung-Hwa You (Janggu), Soo-Eun Kwak (25-String Gayageum), Young-Sub Lee (Daegeum) and SitaChay (violin).


Festival Concert

Saturday, October 28, 2017  |  7:30pm

Kaufman Music Center, Merkin Concert Hall,
( 129 West 67th Street • New York, NY 10023 )


This rare concert presents Korean sanjo (instrumental solo) and pansori (epic vocal drama) featuring some of the most celebrated masters and artists from South Korea, including Lee Tae-Baek (Ajaeng), Yun Jin-Chul (Pansori/Voice), Yi Ji-Young (Gayageum), You Kyung-Hwa (Janngu/Cheolhyeongeum), Kwak Soo-Eun (25-String Gayageum) and Lee Young-Sub (Daegeum). This event highlights the contemporary developments of these two significant genres showing the beauty and aesthetic of Korean antiquity linked with modern sensibilities. Sue-Yeon Park, Korean dance master and a 2008 National Heritage Fellow, joins in performing the utmost spiritual shaman ritual music, Sinawi.

The symposium offers the unique opportunity to learn how each musician explores the connections between the past with the present, along with new compositions by SngKn Kim, Ju-Yong Ha and Jeeyoung Kim.



Yi Ji-Young,  Gayageum


Lee Tae-Baek,  Ajaeng/Jangg
Yun Jin-Chul,  Pansori/Voice
Yi Ji-Young,  Gayageum
You Kyung-Hwa,  Janngu/Cheolhyeongeum
Kwak Soo-Eun,  25-String Gayageum
Lee Young-Sub,  Daegeum
Sue-Yeon Park,  Dance

Student and Senior tickets are available for this performance.  For details, call: 212 501 3330 or visit the Merkin Concert Hall box office in-person.

For more information,

please contact Grace Choi at 212-921-9344, or email Dr. Ju-Yong Ha at or



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