Kyu-Young Kim is one of the most versatile and accomplished violinists of his generation. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune for his “flawless musical and technical command,” Kim is an active soloist and chamber musician. He recently toured North America, Europe, and Asia, performing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Seoul Arts Center, the Palais des Beaux Arts, and the Beethoven-Haus. As a founding member of the Daedalus Quartet, he performed in many of the major halls of Europe, including the Musikverein, Concertgebouw, Cité de la Musique, Mozarteum, Festspielhaus, and Megaron, and was a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two program. He was recently appointed Principal Second Violinist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, of which he served as Associate Concertmaster for five years. He has also served as Guest Concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and is a member of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Kim has received degrees from the Curtis Institute, the Juilliard School, and the Cleveland Institute of Music and has studied with Donald Weilerstein, Robert Mann, Jaime Laredo, Yumi Scott, and Shirley Givens.
Johann Sebastian Bach
September 9-10, 2011