Anna Im
Korea, °1997
VIOLIN 2024 : Laureate
After a bachelor’s degree at the Curtis Institute in the classes of Shmuel Ashkenasi and Aaron Rosand, Anna Im obtained a master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London under So-Ock Kim. She won First Prize at the 2019 Michael Hill Competition and at the Stuttgart and ArsClassica Competitions in 2024. She has performed as a soloist with, among others, the Stuttgart Philharmoniker, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra and the Salzburger Solisten. She has also been invited to take part in numerous festivals, including the Kronberg Academy Festival, the Ravinia Festival, the IMS Prussia Cove and the Aspen Music Festival. As a chamber musician, Anna Im has performed alongside Steven Isserlis, Christian Tetzlaff and Tabea Zimmermann as part of the Chamber Music Connects the World programme at the Kronberg Academy.

Instrument: Giovanni Battista Guadagnini


2020 - : So-Ock Kim
2016 - 2020 : Shmuel Ashkenasi
2014 - 2016 : Aaron Rosand
2012 - 2014 : So-Ock Kim


2022 - 2023 : Advanced Diploma in Performance, Royal Academy of Music
2020 - 2022 : Master of Arts, Royal Academy of Music
2014 - 2020 : Bachelor of Music, Curtis Institute of Music


2023 : St. George’s Bristol, St. George’s Bristol/Tillett Trust, Pianist Chiao-Ying Chang
2023 : Fitzrovia Chapel, Fitzrovia Arts Festival, *Solo Violin Recital
2022 : Kumho Art Hall, Kumho Foundation, Pianist Ilya Rashkovskiy
2022 : Dukes Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra, Ludovic Morlot
2021 : Daejeon Art Hall, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Arman Tigranyan
2019 : Weinbrenner Hall of the Kurhaus Baden-Baden, Sibelius Akademie, Baden-Baden Philharmonic, Pavel Baleff
2019 : Auckland Town Hall, Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Giordano Bellincampi


2019 : 1st Prize Winner, Michael Hill International Violin Competition
Final 2024: Anna Im - Escaich
Final 2024: Anna Im - Sibelius
Semi-final 2024 : Anna Im - recital
Semi-final 2024 : Anna Im - concerto
First round 2024 : Anna Im
Final (29/05/2024)
Thierry Escaich Variations Litaniques
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
Anna Im, violin
Belgian National Orchestra, dir. Antony Hermus

Récital (17/05/2024)

Witold Lutoslawski Subito
Charlotte Bray The Sun and Her Flowers
Gabriel Fauré Sonata n. 1 in A major op. 13
Anna Im, violin
Elodie Vignon, pianist accompanist

Concerto (14/05/2024)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Anna Im, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Vahan Mardirossian
First round (07/05/2024)
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Clara Schumann 3 Romanzen op. 22
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Anna Im, violin
Boris Kusnezow, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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