Q What is the reason you have the name "Yiruma"?
A The name "Yiruma" means "a dream come true" in Korean.
Q You said your music is not so much New-age as a semi-classical. Explain the difference between the two.
A Strictly speaking, there isn't any difference. However, in general, New-age music has some spiritual focus. And this is most likely to originate from Christianity. So, I call my music semi-classic.
Q Let's talk about what the difference is between Korean New-age music and English version.
A Korean New-age music consists mostly of piano performances, on the other hand, English New-age music includes songs and some deep meanings.
Q What is your favorite piece of all your music, and for what reason?
A I like 'May be' the best because the music is joyful and I love May. So I composed this music with my best feelings
Q Most of the your music is based on love. Please give us your opinion about the question,"What kind of love do I want?"
A I want to love in a way that will never lead to regrets, that is, I want to give her everything I possibly can.