The South Korean musician special concert in Malaysia at the Arena of Stars
Fans of contemporary classical music will be thrilled to hear that South
Korean pianist Yiruma will be playing at Resorts World Genting for the very
first time. The Genting LIVE with Yiruma concert, taking place on 1 September,
2018 at the Arena of Stars, will see Yiruma and his piano take his fans on a
melodious journey full of character and emotions.
journey began at the age of five with his fascination for the piano. At the age
of ten, he moved to England to pursue his passion for music at the Purcell
School of Music. Graduating in 1997, Yiruma attended King’s College, University
of London to further pursue his aspirations for music and composition.
In 2001, Yiruma
released his first album Love Scene. With friendly melodies joined by his
professional performance based on classical music, his soft and mellow musical
style gained great interest from the public and the music scene. Yiruma went on
to release his second album First Love (2001), which included his No. 1 piece
‘River Flows in You’. Riding an unprecedented wave of popularity in healing and
sentimental music, Yiruma has released numerous albums that encompass elements
of both the contemporary and classical music genre. Yiruma’s videos on YouTube
have reached over a combined one billion views, a strong indication of his
worldwide popularity and appeal. His simple, yet melodic and emotional, pieces
resonate well with the modern listener; millions around the world have been moved
by his music.
Yiruma has also found
success in the international live stage as well. In 2012 he made an appearance
on the German TV show “Wilkommen Bei Carmen Nebel” and in the following year,
he held solo concerts in Poland and Russia. In 2014 and 2015, his concerts in
Singapore sold-out to an audience of over 5,000. In 2016 and 2017, Yiruma
continued his successful world tour across Australia, China and United States,
where his concerts at New York Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House sold out in
just a month after the public release. This September, Yiruma returns to Malaysia
after a successful concert in 2017, bringing his emotive melodies and musical
flair to thrill audiences at Resorts World Genting for the very first time, the
same way he has thrilled audiences worldwide.
The Genting LIVE with
Yiruma concert will be held on 1 September, 2018. Tickets are now available for
sale, priced at RM558 (VIP), RM308 (PS1) and RM188 (PS2). An additional RM3.80
processing fee applies.
GRC (Genting Rewards Card) members enjoy a
standard 10% discount via cash or credit card, and Genting Points redemption,
applicable on VIP seat category only. Tickets
for children are priced at RM47 (Children below 95cm is eligible for child
ticket without a seat, while children above 95cm must purchase tickets
according to available price scales).
The main sponsor for Genting LIVE with Yiruma is Samsung, and the show is proudly presented by Resorts World
information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com.
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