Date: Mar. 7
Location: Ara Muse Hall, Jeju National University
Yang Bang-ean is a Japanese-Korean composer, who produces and performs his own music; he is also a doctor. His mother was from North Korea and he held North Korean citizenship until 1999, while his father was from Jeju Island. Yang now holds South Korean citizenship, but lives in Nagano, Japan.
Yang has worked on movies, documentaries, animations and more, in Japan, Hong Kong and Europe. Some of his famous works include ‘Prince of Jeju’, and ‘Frontier,’ which was used as the official music for the 2002 Busan Asian Games. He also composed ‘Arirang Fantasy,’ which was used for Park Guen-Hye’s presidential inauguration ceremony.
In addition to playing some of his best-loved pieces, Yang will share stories of his life with the audience. Admission for the event is free.