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Namhyun Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1994. She started playing violin at age 6 and learned from Prof. Namyun Kim and Mr. Sangwoo Park at the Pre-College of KNUA (Korea NationalUniversity of Arts). She entered KNUA as an Art Prodigy in 2011 at the 1’st grade of Seoul Arts High School. Namhyun Kim was active as a concertmaster of the KNUA Orchestra and graduated in 2015. She began her Master’s degree with Professor Adam Kostecki in 2016 at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and graduated 2019 with the highest score. She is currently studying with Professor Sophia Jaffe at the HFMDK Frankfurt (Main) since 2019.
Namhyun Kim won several awards at the Hankookilbo Competition, Strad Violin Competition, Asian Youth Music Competition, R. Lipizer Internatinal Violin Copetition 2019 in Italy and the Piastro Peter-Pirazzi Competition 2020 in Germany. She participated in many national and international concerts.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 1
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for solo violin in A minor, BWV 1003
Paul Hindemith: Sonata for solo violin in G minor, op. 31 No. 2
On stage: 27.09.2021, 6:00 p.m.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for violin and piano in A major, op. 30 No. 1
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
On stage: 30.09.2021, 11:10 a.m.
Accompanied by Boris Kusnezow.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concert for violin and orchestra in A major, KV 219
Béla Bartók: Divertimento, Sz 113
SEMIFINAL ROUND 2
Joseph Haydn: String quartet movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for violin and piano No. 21 in E minor, KV 304
Leoš Janáček: Sonata for violin and piano
Henryk Wieniawski: Fantaisie brillante sur des motifs de l'opera "Faust" de Gounod, op. 20
Manfred Trojahn: To be played in the garden
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Concert for violin and orchestra in E minor, op. 64