Hye-Jin Kim to Perform with the Greenwich Village Orchestra, 3/30
The dynamic violinist Hye-Jin Kim will perform Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto with the Greenwich Village Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Barbara Yahr on Sunday afternoon, March 30th at 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Irving Auditorium, 40 Irving Place, New York, NY.
The complete program follows:
Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B flat Major, Op. 100
Winner of the 2009 CAG International Competition and First Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin Competition, violinist Hye-Jin Kim has a rare sensitivity and intellect that set her apart in today's music scene. 2013-14 recital highlights include performances for the Arizona Chamber Music Society and with Brazilian guitarist Joa?o Luiz (of the Brasil Guitar Duo) in a special program at Baruch College presented by the New York Classical Guitar Society, as well as a CD release concert for her debut recording, From the Homeland at SubCulture in New York City. Numerous concerto performances this season include a return engagement with the East Carolina University Orchestra, as well as debut performances with the Dupage Symphony (IL), Victoria Symphony (TX) and Mansfield Symphony (OH).
Ms. Kim has performed as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach and the New Jersey Symphony led by Gerard Schwarz as well as with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Pan Asia Symphony (Hong Kong), the Greenwich Village Orchestra and the Hannover Chamber Orchestra, where she led the ensemble in Mozart's A Major Concerto at age 12. She has appeared in major venues across North America, Europe and Asia, including the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, Kimmel Center Verizon Hall, the Kravis Center, Salzburg's Mirabel Schloss and both St. John's Smith Square and Wigmore Hall in London. At the invitation of Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, she was honored to perform at the U.N. Headquarters in both Geneva and New York. Ms. Kim has also served as a cultural representative for Korea in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan through concert and outreach engagements.
In addition to her prizes in the CAG and Menuhin Competitions, Ms. Kim is also a winner of the Philadelphia Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Virtuosos of the 21st Century in Moscow and the Kay H. Logan Chamber Music Award. A rising force in the chamber music world, Ms. Kim has toured throughout the US as a member of Musicians from Marlboro, and festival appearances include Marlboro, Ravinia, Music from Angel Fire, Music at Menlo, Madison (GA) Chamber Music Festival, Chamber Music at Gretna, Kansas City's Sunflower Festival and Prussia Cove's Open Chamber Music. She has collaborated with renowned artists such as Paul Biss, Miriam Fried, Gilbert Kalish, Kim Kashkashian, Ida Kavafian, Jaime Laredo, Menahem Pressler, Mitsuko Uchida and members of the Guarneri, Juilliard, Miami and Orion String Quartets. Ms. Kim has served as concertmaster of both The Curtis Symphony Orchestra and New England Conservatory Philharmonia.