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Eunbi Kim on Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center

  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F. St. NW Washington, DC 20566 (map)

Pianist Eunbi Kim celebrates the release of her debut album “A House of Many Rooms: New Concert Music by Fred Hersch” (Albany Records). “A House of Many Rooms” draws together rarely heard classical gems by the twelve time Grammy nominee and renowned jazz artist, Fred Hersch, which take inspiration from Tchaikovsky to tango. In Kim’s deft hands, each composition by the exploratory artist Hersch, (who co-produced the album with Ryan Streber) evokes a distinct sound, atmosphere, or color waiting to be uncovered and interpreted by the listener. Kim plays this rich and virtuosic music vividly and fervently, exploring Hersch’s flip-side, as one would any newly discovered treasure trove from a living master.

Eunbi is known for her genre-defying, often interdisciplinary recitals (“Murakami Music,” “re: last night”), which have been presented in prestigious venues in New York (Symphony Space, 92nd Street Y, Le Poisson Rouge, Columbia University, The Cell Theatre) and across the United States (Kennedy Center, Asia Society Texas Center, PianoForte Foundation, Georgetown University, among many others).

Special Guest: Solomia Gorokhivska, violinist

“A wonderful introduction to this side of Fred Hersch’s music and the jaw-dropping performance by Eunbi Kim!” - Mainly Piano 

"Eunbi Kim plays with passion, command and great warmth." – Fred Hersch


This performance is featured as part of the Kennedy Center’s free daily performance series:

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5 p.m., up to two tickets per person.

We regret that as the theater reaches capacity, seats cannot be saved for patrons who have not arrived or are not next in line.

No free parking is provided for this event.

For more information about directions and parking, please visit

Earlier Event: December 3
New Music Happy Hour (DNMC)
Later Event: December 4
Gemma Peacocke at An die Musik