Lunchtime Piano Recital (free event)


Haydn: Piano Sonata in F major, Hob:XVI/23

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio
  • Finale: Presto

Schubert: Allegretto in C minor, D.915

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D major, Op.28 ‘Pastorale’

  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  • Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  1. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

 Yoon Seok (John) Shin

“Yoon Seok Shin, from South Korea, possessing enormous technical ability….”- Robert Beale (Manchester Evening News)

 “He plays with an unostentatious authority, and his performances have a polish and poise combined with a warm musical response.” –  Philip Fowke (British Concert Pianist & Senior Fellow Professor)

Having won several major international and national competitions and awards, South Korean born British pianist Yoon Seok (John) Shin is much in demand and has developed a busy international career as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician across the Europe, Asia and in the United Kingdom. Praised by many acclaimed critics with his poised, polished and innovative performances, Yoon Seok is currently an official artist of T&B Entertainment (South Korea) and a member of Incorporated Society of Musicians, UK.

Yoon Seok graduated from the Royal College of Music, London after completing the prestigious Artist Diploma (ArtDip) Performance Doctorate and the Master of Music (MMus) in Advanced Performance under the tutelage of Prof. Andrew Ball. Previously, he gained his Bachelor of Music, BMus (Hons) in Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (Trinity College of Music), London where he studied with Prof. Philip Fowke and was awarded 1st Class Honours. In addition, Yoon Seok was awarded the City Livery Club Prize in recognition of his outstanding performances and achievements.


Yoon Seok has appeared at some of most prestigious venues such as Steinway Hall, St. John’s Smith Square, the Southbank Centre, St James’s Church Piccadilly, the Regent Hall, The Reform Club, London, Konserthuset – The Nobel Prize Award Hall in Sweden, Seoul Sejong Center Chamber Hall and Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall in South Korea.  He has toured extensively giving over 50 concerts each year in Europe and Asia.