Ye-Eun Choi
violin | Korea, °1988
 
VIOLIN 2009 : Laureate
Choi Ye-Eun studied the violin with Kim Nam-Yun at the National University of the Arts in Korea and later with Ana Chumachenko at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. In 2005 she was brought to the attention of Anne-Sophie Mutter, soon becoming a recipient of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation scholarship and continuing to benefit from professional and personal support from Miss Mutter.
Since making her concert debut at the age of 10 with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, she has since performed internationally with orchestras such as the Montreal Symphony, Munich Rundfunk Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Indianapolis Symphony and Indiana Chamber orchestras, Montreal I Musici Chamber Orchestra, Finland Kuhmo Chamber Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the leading Korean orchestras and chamber ensembles. She is regularly invited to perform with Munich Symphony Orchestra, Neues Kammerorchester Potsdam, Hofer Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and the New Japan Philharmonic.
In October 2009, she made her debut with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under Alan Gilbert and has since played with the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach, State Symphony Orchestra of New Russia under Yuri Bashmet and given a very successful tour with the Anne-Sophie Mutter Virtuosi. Forthcomming highlights include the concerts with Dresden Philharmonic and Pepe Romero under Rafael Fruebeck de Burgos, the Pittsburgh Symphony under Manfred Honeck and the NHK Symphony under André Previn.
Devoted to chamber music, Ye-Eun performs at festivals including Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Asiago (Italy), Gdansk (Poland) and Rheingau. She is regularly invited to the ‘Folles journées’ in France and Japan, as well as the Lockenhaus and Kronberg festivals. In 2011 she has made her debut appearances in recitals and chamber music at the Dresden and Verbier Festivals.
Audio
Programme
Final (25/05/2009)
Gabriel Fauré Sonata n. 1 in A major op. 13
Eun-Hwa Cho Agens
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in A minor op. 77
Ye-Eun Choi, violin
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Joseph Breinl, pianist accompanist
Semi-final

Récital (11/05/2009)

Claude Ledoux V...
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in E major op. 27/6
Alfred Schnittke "A Paganini" per violino solo
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 3 in E flat major op. 12/3
Ye-Eun Choi, violin
Joseph Breinl, pianist accompanist

Concerto (14/05/2009)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Ye-Eun Choi, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Goodwin
First round (04/05/2009)
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Béla Bartók Concerto n. 1
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 4 in C minor
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Ye-Eun Choi, violin
Joseph Breinl, pianist accompanist
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