Bumjun Kim
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FRANCE

- date of birth: 13 December 1994
– he started to study cello in France, he studied at the Conservatoire National Superieure de Paris, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig and Hanns Eisler Musik Hochschule in Berlin
– he studied with renowned professors like Philippe Muller and Peter Bruns and currently he is studying with Troels Svane in Berlin
– he made his debut during the Kumho Prodigy Series in 2009, and performed in several festivals like Ozawa Academy, Festival des Arcs, Festival du Cap Ferret, Villefranche Festival and Tongyeong International Music Festival

Program

First Round
Popper – Etude op. 73 no. 29
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 op. 104 in b minor