South Korea Orchestra

South Korea

The Korean Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1965 and has established itself to be the leading chamber orchestra in the country. It has given almost 1,000 concerts worldwide and acquired a growing international reputation by embarking on numerous international tours. KCO has released 17 CDs, encompassing a wide range of repertoire, which have established a new standard of excellence in the filed of classical music. KCO appeared in major concerts of which highlights include the UNESCO Concert for Peace in Paris and ‘UN Staff Day Concert’ in New York where it was appointed an official UN Chamber Orchestra for Peace in 2000. In 2015, KCO is progressing successful World Tour project to commemorate their 50th anniversary. KCO plays several main concert halls in Washington D.C., Salzburg, London, Paris, Berlin Moscow, Vienna, New York, Boston, Munich, Heidelberg, Milano, Warsaw, Tokyo, Singapore, Qingdao, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Cerritos, San Diego, Toronto, Kingston, New Port etc…


Also, KCO was invited to the Rheingau Musik Festival(2007), George Enescu Festival(2011), Finland Naantali Festival(2007, 2019), Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival(2006, 2015), Italy Ascoli Piceno Festival and Carl Orff Festival(2011), Macao International Festival(2014), China Beijing NCPA May Festival(2015), Estonia International Mozart Festival(2006), Luxembourg Echternach Fes`tival(2007), Austria Chopin Festival(2016), Russia Krasnoyarsk Chamber Music Festival(2016), Germany 40 th Eckelshausener Musiktage(2018). Upcoming 2020, KCO was officially invited to the Mozart Festival Würzburg and Sion Festival. The KCO, which celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2020, is planning a project to play the completed Mozart 46 symphonies.