"But everyone would be surprised to hear that, when I was younger, I felt rhythm was the weakest of all my musical abilities. My worst enemy was rhythm, and I took several steps over the years to befriend this enemy. And they are a bit amusing."
"...From the age of six, I traveled from Wonju to Seoul for piano lessons, at least once or twice a month, and at times as often as once a week. My life on the road reached its peak when I was in second grade of elementary school. "
"It didn’t surprise me a bit. In 2013, everywhere I went, it was all about this piece. A month before, I had also played the piano duo version of this piece at Pyeongchang Music Festival. And for weeks afterwards, a peculiar feeling of depression hit me, while the piece refused to leave my head. "
"I will go listen from upstairs. Is that ok?” He kindly exchanged greetings, strode up to the balcony on the second floor and took a seat. I breathed in deeply and started playing the first of Chopin’s 24 Preludes, Op. 28. "