Tongyeong International Music Festival 2020 in Korea
19th Tongyeong International Music Festival 2020 will be held at the Tongyeong International Music Hall from March 27 to April 5. Tongyeong is recognized as Creative City of Music by UNESCO..
The Tongyeong International Music Festival is one of Asia's most influential and prestigious contemporary music festivals, so as to be introduced as the “Salzburg Festival of Asia” in Germany's leading daily newspaper, Frankfurt Algheimer Zeitung.
The annual music festival taking place at the Tongyeong Concert Hall is regarded as the most prestigious and influential contemporary music festival in Asia and has even been introduced as the “Salzburg Festival of Asia” by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a leading newspaper in Germany. It is based on Yun Isang’s Music Night held in 1999 and the Tongyeong Contemporary Music Festival held in 2000 and 2001, and it has been held since 2000 from the end of March to the beginning of April.
The Tongyeong International Music Festival is a cultural program in honor of the world-renowned composer Yoon Sang-sang and his music. Yun Isang was born and raised in Tongyeong.
It presents music composed by the world-renowned composer as well as contemporary music, but pursuing a program composition that harmonizes with music familiar to classical music lovers, contributing to the world as a bridge between discovering new composers and musicians connecting Yoon Sang-sang and contemporary East and West music culture.