The 2nd Asian Orchestra Festival in Korea was completed satisfactorily, with more than 200 musicians from Belgium, China, Columbia, India, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, and Taiwan. The festival was held in Andong City which is famous for Hahoe Folk Village, designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2010.
During the festival, an exciting orchestral works was played. The program was as follows:
For Youth Orchestra Conductor: Kang, Sukhee. Suppé: Overture “Light Cavalry”, Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin & Cello, Op.56
For Adult Orchestra Conductor: Jeong, Chiyong. Dvořák: Symphony No.9 “From the New World,” Op.95 Concerto for Samul-Nori & Orchestra “Madang”
The next Asian Orchestra Festival will be held in Qingdao in China.