2013

Ambassador Cho hosts Lucille Chung Recital at the Residence

On Monday October 21, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea invited world renowned Korean-Canadian pianist Lucille Chung to the Ambassador’s Residence for a special recital on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.

Performing for an audience of about 40 guests including Korean War Veterans, former Canadian Ambassadors to Korea, the diplomatic corps, and the Korean-Canadian community, Lucille Chung played Robert Schumann’s Fatasiestucke Op. 12 and Franz Liszt Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Cho Hee-yong greeted the guests ahead of the recital remarking the importance of the double milestones and expressing deep appreciation for Lucille Chung who was able to perform at the residence. Lucille Chung explained that the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice presented the perfect opportunity to perform at the Ambassador’s Residence.

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