Yoon-Kyung Cho
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SOUTH KOREA

- date of birth: 6 March 1989
– she graduated from the Seoul National University, with prof. Chung Sim Baik
– she also graduated  the master courses of Juilliard School of Music, with prof. Timothy Eddy
– she attended masterclasses held by Gautier Capuçon, supported by Louis Vuitton Foundation
– she has an Artist Diploma after studying at the Royal College of Music with Melissa Phelps
– she participated at several festivals and performed in halls such as Wigmore Hall, Recital Monday Platform, Theater Odeon- Zwolle, Olanda, St. Barnabas Church, London, the Sarasota International Music Festival (USA); the Heifetz International Institute (USA); the Chamber Music Festival at the Juilliard School; the Great Mountains International Music Festival (Coreea); The Kirishima International Music Festival (Japan)

Prizes: Second prize at Johannes Brahms International Competition (Austria, 2014); Silver medal at KBS.KEPCO Music Competition (2011); First prize at SeoulCello Ensemble Competition (2010);

Program

First Round
Piatti – Caprice op. 25 no. 6
Bach – Prelude from Suite no. 6
Haydn – Concerto no. 2 in D Major (Hob VII b:2)

Second Round
Schubert – Arpeggione Sonata
Ligeti – Sonata for Cello Solo

Semifinal
Enescu – Sonata in f minor (posthumous work)
Rostropovich – Humoresque op. 5
Debussy – Sonata in d minor for cello and piano

Final
Dvorak – Cello Concerto in op. 104 b minor