Justin Hurwitz, the renowned musician who has joined the ranks of world-class music directors after winning Best Original Score and Best Original Song at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards, will perform a special concert at the 18th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival. This special performance will be the World’s first concert to feature Justin Hurwitz's original music in LA LA LAND, FIRST MAN, and WHIPLASH, accompanied by a live performance by the Seoul Grand Philharmonic Orchestra with Jazz Big Band to welcome the audience.
Justin Hurwitz studied composition and orchestration at Harvard and established himself as a rising star in the film and music industries. He set a milestone by winning both Best Original Score and Best Original Song at the Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards for his music in La La Land. In May, he was named the winner of the 2022 Jecheon Film Music Honorary Award, raising expectations among fans for his visit to Korea.
SEOUL GRAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA was founded in 1995 and celebrates its 26th anniversary this year. It is a professional arts organization appointed by the city of Seoul. It is a leader in spreading classical performance culture, selecting Korea's best artists and performing a unique repertoire that includes authentic classical music, operas, musicals and Korean traditional music to reach the general public.
Min Kyung-a has developed rapidly with her outstanding talent as a singer and performer. Since her debut as an ensemble member of the musical 'Agatha' in 2015, she has demonstrated her refreshing voice and stage presence in various musical characters in 'The Man Who Laughs', 'Jekyll & Hyde', and 'Rebecca'.
Lee Chung-ju first appeared on stage in the musical 'Spring Awakening' in 2009 and became known for his attractive voice and excellent singing skills, while also gaining recognition for his solid acting skills in various musicals and plays. In addition, he sang various genres of songs such as musical numbers, classics and pop in the JTBC show <Phantom Singer 2>, demonstrating an incomparable presence and charm.