Persons

Yuwon Kim

Conductor

Biography

Ms. Kim holds a Bachelor of Music degree in composition and conducting from Seoul National University and a Masters degree from Mozarteum University Salzburg, where she studied conducting with Dennis Russell Davies, Hans Graf, Jorge Rotter, and Bruno Weil.

She entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2018. As a conducting fellow, she works closely with Curtis mentor conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin. All students at Curtis receive merit-based, full-tuition scholarships, and Ms. Kim is the Rita E. Hauser Conducting Fellow.

Ms. Kim has worked with Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich; the Netherlands, Bad Reichenhaller, and South Czech philharmonics; the North Netherlands, Trondheim, and Prague symphony orchestras; Residentie Orkest The Hague; the Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra; and the Austrian Ensemble for New Music.

Ms. Kim has participated in master classes with Marc Albrecht, Bernard Haitink, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin, and David Zinman.

In 2014 she received the Robert Spano Conductor Prize from the Aspen Music Festival and School; in 2015 Ms Kim was awarded the Holland Scholarship from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science.

The winner of the 2018 Princess Astrid International Music Competition in Trondheim (Norway).

Nearest concerts

St. Petersburg Philharmonia Title Partner
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