Hyung-ki Joo is known internationally as a composer, pianist, and creator of unique shows, which blend music with comedy and theatre. Musicians and orchestras that include the New York Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony and Chicago Symphony perform his compositions worldwide, often with Joo as soloist or conductor. Hyung-ki Joo has collaborated with Academy® Award-winning composer, Vangelis, and was chosen by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Billy Joel, to arrange and record Joel’s classical compositions on his last album to date, Fantasies and Delusions. His videos with his duo, Igudesman & Joo, have become viral sensations on the Internet, with over 40 million views.
“The beauty of his writing emerges with ingenious subtlety, as he knows full well that you need to seduce listeners with charm before devastating them with emotion.”
- Hans Zimmer