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Hyeyoon PARK VIOLIN

BIOGRAPHY

Still in her teens, Hyeyoon Park has emerged as one of the most promising violinists of her generation. She is the winner of the prestigious London Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award 2011 and has also been awarded First Prize along with two special prizes at the 58th ARD International Music Competition in Munich in 2009 as a 17-year-old violinist, becoming the youngest ever winner in the history of the competition.

Hyeyoon Park made her orchestra debut at the age of nine with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, she has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg, MDR Symphony Orchestra Leipzig, Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra and has recently toured with the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and Sir Roger Norrington in Japan.

Her upcoming concert appearances include performances with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurter Museumsorchester, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lille, Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Montreal Symphony Orchestra. She is artist in residence of the festival Kasseler Musiktage in Oktober 2011 and plays numerous recitals in Europe and Japan.

Hyeyoon Park appears regularly as a recitalist and chamber musician at international festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein, Rheingau, Bad Kissingen, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musical Olympus, Les Violons de la Paix and Heimbach Festival. She has performed with Lars Vogt, Antje Weithaas, Gustav Rivinius, Daniel Hope, Jan Vogler and Paul Watkins.

Her exceptional talent has been demonstrated by other numerous national and international prizes. At the age of six, she was awarded the Grand Prize at the Hankookilbo Competition in Korea. In 2007, she won the first prize at the 5th International Louis Spohr Competition in Weimar, Germany along with the Best Interpretation of Paganini Caprice Prize. She additionally received Prince of Hesse prize from Kronberg Violin Masterclasses 2009.

Born in 1992 in Seoul, South Korea, Hyeyoon Park started to play the violin at the age of four and began to study at the Pre-College of Korean National University of Arts two years later. From 2003, she studied with Piotr Milewski in the Precollege of College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati in the U.S., and since 2006, she has studied at the Hochschule fuer Musik "Hanns Eisler" with Antje Weithaas in Berlin, Germany. From winter semester 2010, she studies with Christian Tetzlaff at the Kronberg Academy Masters. She has taken master classes with Gidon Kremer, Ivry Gitlis, Zakhar Bron and Thomas Brandis.

Since 2008, Hyeyoon Park plays the Lorenzo Storioni violin (Cremona, 1781) on kind loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

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