Home Classical Music Who’s Bomsori Kim? A information to the South Korean violinist

Who’s Bomsori Kim? A information to the South Korean violinist

Who’s Bomsori Kim? A information to the South Korean violinist


Since rising on the world stage in 2016, Bomsori Kim has consolidated herself as one of the vital thrilling younger violinists round. However what will we learn about her? Here is our information to the younger South Korean fiddler – and a few of her greatest recordings.

Who’s Bomsori Kim?

Bomsori Kim is a violinist from South Korea.

Bomsori Kim or Kim Bomsori?

Good query. Her household identify is Kim, so you will most frequently see her known as Bomsori Kim, utilizing the Western identify order which places the household identify final. Nonetheless, in her native South Korea she is named Kim Bomsori. Hope that is cleared that up!

How outdated is Bomsori Kim?

Kim was born on 13 December, 1989.

The place was she born?

Bomsori Kim was born in Daegu, South Korea.

How did she turn out to be a violinist?

Kim first began enjoying the violin on the age of simply 5. Quickly after, she moved to the South Korean capital Seoul, the place she attended Yewon Arts College.

She later took a level at Seoul Nationwide College, after which went to the US to take a Grasp’s diploma and artist diploma at New York’s well-known Juilliard College below Sylvia Rosenberg and Ronald Copes.

What violin competitions did Bomsori Kim enter?

Fairly a couple of! Again in 2010, aged simply 20, Kim earned a Laureate on the Worldwide Jean Sibelius Violin Competitors in Helsinki. In 2012, she positioned fifth within the Worldwide Joseph Joachim Competitors in Hanover.

She positioned fifth once more on the Worldwide Tchaikovsky Competitors in 2015. And in2016, she took each second and Critic’s Prizes on the Worldwide Henryk Wieniawski Competitors in Poznán, Poland.

What orchestras has Bomsori Kim carried out with?

Loads, together with the New York Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Nationwide Philharmonic Orchestra, and Germany’s NDR Radiophilharmonie.

Bomsori Kim: greatest recordings

Kim’s greatest recordings up to now embody:

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 /Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2 (2017)
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Jacek Kaspszyk
Warner Classics 01902957632 20

Our evaluate commented favourably on Kim’s ‘centred tone and a robust rhythmic thrust’.



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