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Pop pianist hits the right note

Pop pianist hits the right note

Shin Ji-ho, 27, has an overwhelming number of titles that precede his name: pop pianist, beast pianist, musical actor and composer, to name a few.

And there”s also “flower boy” – not so much a reference to his talent but to the fact that he is lucky enough to have a natural gift and a thriving career.

Shin first came under the spotlight when one of his videos on YouTube garnered more than 100 million views. His other arrangements of K-pop and children”s songs then went viral internationally. ...

Ueno Juri And Shim Eun Kyung Meet; 'Tomorrow Cantabile' Releases Behind-The-Scenes Of Filming

Ueno Juri And Shim Eun Kyung Meet; 'Tomorrow Cantabile' Releases Behind-The-Scenes Of Filming

 

Before Seol Nae Il, there was the beloved quirky character Nodame.

On September 18, production company Group 8 released a photo featuring Japanese actress Ueno Juri, who shot to fame after her portrayal of Nodame in the drama “Nodame Cantabile,” and her Korean counterpart Shim Eun Kyung, who will be portraying the pianist Seol Nae Il.

In a previous interview, Ueno Juri expressed that she was excited about Shim Eun Kyung, saying, “I learned that she”s the same as when I did “Nodame,” and that it”s also her first time to be a drama lead. Being in a similar situation as I was back then, I hope she also enjoys being in the drama, and become successful.”...

Shim Eun Kyung Meets “Nodame Cantabile” Star Ueno Juri

Shim Eun Kyung Meets “Nodame Cantabile” Star Ueno Juri

Actress Shim Eun Kyung has come face to face with Japanese actress Ueno Juri ahead of the release of forthcoming KBS2 drama “Tomorrow Cantabile.” The drama is based on a series of Japanese manga novels called “Nodame Cantabile,” which tells the tale of a quixotic young pianist who falls in love with a budding composer.

The manga series spawned a hit television drama adaptation in Japan, with Unero Juri playing the title role of Nodame. Shim Eun Kyung will be playing the role of Seol Ne Il, a character based on Nodame, in the new KBS2 series. ...

Ueno Juri and Shim Eun Kyung meet as two Nodame and take friendly picture

Ueno Juri and Shim Eun Kyung meet as two Nodame and take friendly picture

The actresses who play the notable character of Nodame for both Japanese and Korean adaptations have finally met and took a commemorative photo.

On 18, Group Eight releases the photo of  Japanese actress Ueno Juri who played “Nodame” in Japanese “Nodame Cantabile” and Shim Eun Kyung who takes the role of Seol Nae Il from Korean version “Tomorrow Cantabile” who are sitting together and flashing smiles for the camera.

According to reports, the two met up in a restaurant in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-Ju in Seoul during the Korea-Japan Festival that took place on September 14 where both actresses discussed their character and shared their stories and experiences while shooting on the set....

Shim Eun Kyung Becomes An Eccentric Pianist For “Tomorrow Cantabile”

Shim Eun Kyung Becomes An Eccentric Pianist For “Tomorrow Cantabile”

 

“Tomorrow Cantabile” releases its second set of teasers featuring the main character Seol Nae Il, who will be portrayed by actress Shim Eun Kyung.

Following the release of Joo Won”s photo teasers as the music student Cha Yoo Jin, Shim Eun Kyung will be seen for the first time as her character Seol Nae Il, an eccentric but exceedingly talented piano major who will change the life of Cha Yoo Jin with her determination and quirky personality.

The actress shared her thoughts on playing the character, and said, “Seol Nae Il is someone who moves to her own music and pace. If I think too much about how to portray her, it will make things difficult for me, so I”m just making myself as comfortable as possible....

‘Nodame Cantabile’ Star Ueno Juri Is Looking Forward To The Korean Remake ‘Tomorrow Cantabile’

‘Nodame Cantabile’ Star Ueno Juri Is Looking Forward To The Korean Remake ‘Tomorrow Cantabile’

 

Japanese actress Ueno Juri is best known for her role as the quirky Nodame in the Japanese live-action drama “Nodame Cantabile.” What does she think about the Korean adaptation “Tomorrow Cantabile?”

During her visit to Korea, Ueno Juri was interviewed by news portal Yonhap News regarding her thoughts on the Korean adaptation “Tomorrow Cantabile” starring Shim Eun Kyung and Joo Won, and she said, “I”m not setting any expectations, but I”m really excited about watching it.”...

Ueno Juri: “I Can’t Wait to See the Korean Version of ‘Nodame Cantabile’”

Ueno Juri: “I Can’t Wait to See the Korean Version of ‘Nodame Cantabile’”

Japanese actress Ueno Juri, who rose to stardom through her role as Nodame in the original version of “Nodame Cantabile,” has shared her thoughts on the upcoming Korean remake of the Japanese hit drama.

During her recent visit to Korea, the actress sat down with Yonhap News to discuss her expectations for the anticipated drama starring Shim Eun Kyung. As Ueno Juri herself became one of Japan’s most loved actresses in 2006, when “Nodame Cantabile” enjoyed explosive popularity, the piece holds a special place in her heart. ...

Pianist Yoon Han performs a jazzy rendition of “Super Mario Brothers”

Pianist Yoon Han performs a jazzy rendition of “Super Mario Brothers”

Pianist Yoon Han recently did a live performance of songs from “Super Mario Brothers.”

The talented pianist added his own twist to a medley of songs from the popular game “Super Mario Brothers.”

Yoon Han showed off his talents in being able to combine two genres of music and blend songs together seamlessly. The melodic piano tune mixed with the bass of the cello and crisp beats of the drums bring the medley to life.

Check out his rendition below! What do you think? ...

Pianist Paik Kun-woo Concert Remembers Ferry Victims

Pianist Paik Kun-woo Concert Remembers Ferry Victims

Pianist Paik Kun-woo remembered victims of the ferry tragedy in a concert on Thursday, which marked the 100th day since the accident. He performed on Jeju Island, the destination of the ill-fated passenger ship.

Some 500 tickets were offered on a first-come, first-served basis at no cost. Paik collected no fees for his performance and did not offer preference to victims” relatives.

The concert aims to help all people put their hearts together to overcome this tragedy. ...

'Nodame Cantabile' author wants 100% matching heroine to Ueno Juri's role

'Nodame Cantabile' author wants 100% matching heroine to Ueno Juri's role

On July 7, producers of ‘Nodame Cantabile’ Korean version named SNSD Yoona as the heroine of the Korean remake of popular Japanese TV series which will be broadcast through KBS2 TV in October.

However, KBS PD Han Sang Woo told Star News, “Yoona is the choice to be heroine of ‘Nodame Cantabile’ but we still need permission from the original PDs. Because of that we cannot finalize her yet.”

He added, “Nodame Cantabile’s author (Tomoko Ninomiya) wants a 100% identical casting to Ueno Juri who played Noda Megumi. If she says no to our casting, we can’t do anything about it.”...