Second Moon

Second Moon

Friday Evening Concert Bowl – 6:00 – 7:00
Saturday Grierson Stage – Asian Culture ~ Old & New – 11:45 – 1:15
Sunday Grierson Stage – Letting Go On Grierson – 4:45 – 6:00

Korean Pansori Meets Irish Music

Evoking Korean traditional Pansori sounds and mixed with Western instrumentals, Second Moon is a dynamic 7-member band that has been making waves since their formation in 2004. With a unique blend of traditional Korean Pansori and Western instrumentals, their sound is truly one-of-a-kind. Incorporating Irish whistle, bodhran, and mandolin into their music, Second Moon has created a captivating fusion of musical styles that will leave you spellbound. Their groundbreaking approach to music earned them recognition early on, winning “Rookie of the Year” and “Record of the Year” at the Korean Music Awards in 2006. Their music has also been featured in hit K-dramas like ‘Princess Hours’ and ‘Goong S.’

With their album Pansori Chunhyangga, Second Moon continued to push boundaries and won the “Best Jazz and Crossover” award at the 2017 Korea Music Awards. This album is a masterpiece of musical storytelling, fusing traditional Pansori with world music and reimagining the beloved Korean love story and folk tale Chunhyangga.

A true highlight of Second Moon’s career was performing at the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, showcasing their mesmerizing sound to the world.

In the upcoming 2023-24 season, Second Moon brings their award-winning album Pansori Chunhyangga to the stage, transporting audiences to a whole new world of music. Don’t miss your chance to experience this unforgettable blend of music, performed by one of the most exciting bands on the Korean music scene today.

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