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Kyung Jun Kim ’09CERT wins third prize in Yokohama Competition

Kyung-Jun Kim '09 CERT

Kyung-Jun Kim ’09 CERT

Violinist Kyung Jun Kim ’09CERT won the third prize at the Fifth Yokohama International Music Competition (strings professionals general category. The competition was held from August 7th to August 27th, 2011.

The Yokohama International Music Competition began in 2007 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yokohama Harbor; it  has been held every year since. The competition provides gifted musicians from Japan and overseas with the opportunity to perform, as well as to give Yokohama a central role in promoting cultural exchange.

In addition, Mr. Kim visited Italy last year and received a diploma at the 29th Concorso Internazionale di Violino (Rodolfo Lipizer).

Published September 7, 2011
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Yale Philharmonia opens its season with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Sep. 23 concert features soloists from Yale Opera plus Yale Camerata and Yale Glee Club

The Yale School of Music presents the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale in a concert featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 8 pm in historic Woolsey Hall.

Shinik Hahm will conduct the concert, which opens with a fanfare by Richard Strauss and continues with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3. The fanfare, written for the Vienna Philharmonic, has been played at the orchestra’s annual balls ever since its composition in 1924. Beethoven’s dramatic overture is one of four written for his only opera – which itself went through numerous revisions and was eventually named Fidelio.

For Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony, the Yale Philharmonia will be joined by the Yale Glee Club (Jeffrey Douma, director) and Yale Camerata (Marguerite L. Brooks, director). The vocal soloists, who are current or former students in the prestigious Yale Opera program, are soprano Amanda Hall, mezzo-soprano Kelly Hill, tenor Sam Levine, and bass-baritone Andrew Brown.

Admission to the concert is free, and no tickets are required. MORE

Published September 7, 2011
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