Esther Yoo

Born 11 June 1994
Esther Yoo
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1994-06-11
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Esther Yoo

Esther Yoo Biography (BBC)

Recently named a BBC New Generation Artist, Esther Yoo first came to international attention in 2010 when, aged 16, she became the youngest prize winner of the 10th International Sibelius Violin Competition. In 2012, the American-Korean violinist was also one of the youngest ever prize winners of the Queen Elisabeth Competition.

Esther begins the 2014/15 season performing with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Vladimir Ashkenazy on a major tour to Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Lima and Bogota. She also debuts with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Hallé, Philharmonie Südwestfalen, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra (Turkey) and Orquesta Filarmonica de Santiago (Chile), and performs again with the Philharmonia in the UK.

Last season, she recorded the Glazunov and Sibelius concertos with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Ashkenazy. She also made her London concerto debut with the orchestra under the late Lorin Maazel, following their collaboration on a 2012 tour to China and Korea. Other recent highlights include performances with the Finnish Radio Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, Tenerife Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic and Seoul Philharmonic orchestras, as well as the Orchestre National de Belgique. She performs regularly with the Czech Virtuosi Chamber and Nuove Musiche orchestras.

Festival appearances include the Seoul International Music Festival (featuring Bach’s Double Concerto with Maxim Vengerov), Kamermuziek Houtland Festival (Belgium), Festival du Château de Chambord (France) and Dvořák Prague Festival. Recent recitals include the Flâneries Musicales de Reims (France) and a number of engagements throughout Belgium, The Netherlands and Qatar.

Born in the U.S. and raised in Europe, Esther Yoo began playing the violin at the age of 4 and made her concerto debut aged 8. In 2006, she was given First Prize in the Junior Section of the International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition and also the European Union Award for Music Art for Youth. She is currently a student of Ana Chumachenco in the Excellence Bachelor Programme at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich and of Augustin Dumay in the Artist Diploma Programme at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Brussels. Prior to this, she worked with Zakhar Bron, Leonid Kerbel and Berent Korfker.

Esther plays the 1704 “Prince Obolensky” Stradivarius, generously lent to her by a private collector.

Esther Yoo Biography (Wikipedia)

Esther Yoo (born 11 June 1994) is an American violinist of Korean descent.

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Johannes Brahms
Piano Trio in B Op. 8 (revised version) - III. Adagio
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Piano Trio in B Op. 8 (revised version) - III. Adagio
Dan Jones
ON CHESIL BEACH (2018): "Cold Shoulder" and "Date On The River"
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ON CHESIL BEACH (2018): "Cold Shoulder" and "Date On The River"
Edvard Grieg
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
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Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No.6 in D; Vivace
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Hungarian Dance No.6 in D; Vivace
Jean Sibelius
Suite for Violin and Orchestra Op.117, Evening In Spring
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Suite for Violin and Orchestra Op.117, Evening In Spring
Antonín Dvořák
Piano Trio Op 90 'Dumky'
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Piano Trio Op 90 'Dumky'
Johannes Brahms
Piano Trio in B Op 8
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Piano Trio in B Op 8
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sinfonia Concertante, K364
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Sinfonia Concertante, K364
Claude Debussy
Sonata in G minor for violin and piano
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Sonata in G minor for violin and piano
Traditional, Esther Yoo, Robert Koening & Jungyu Park
Milyang Arirang (Korean folk song)
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Milyang Arirang (Korean folk song)

Milyang Arirang (Korean folk song)

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Traditional
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Robert Koening
Music Arranger
Jungyu Park
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Waltz Scherzo, Op.34
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Waltz Scherzo, Op.34
Alexander Glazunov
Grand Adagio from Raymonda
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Grand Adagio from Raymonda
Edvard Grieg
Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op.45
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Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op.45
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Waltz-Scherzo Op.34
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Waltz-Scherzo Op.34
Traditional Korean, Esther Yoo & Robert Koenig
Milyang Arirang
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Milyang Arirang

Milyang Arirang

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Traditional Korean
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita No. 3 BWV 1006 (Prelude)
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Partita No. 3 BWV 1006 (Prelude)
Alexander Glazunov
Violin Concerto in A minor
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Violin Concerto in A minor
Giuseppe Tartini
Devil's trill, arr Kreisler
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Devil's trill, arr Kreisler
Edward Elgar
Salut d'amour Op.12 vers. for violin and piano
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Salut d'amour Op.12 vers. for violin and piano
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
Johannes Brahms
Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 100
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Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 100
Edward Elgar
Salut d'amour Op.12
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Salut d'amour Op.12
Antonín Dvořák
Trio No.4 Op.90 - Dumky
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Trio No.4 Op.90 - Dumky
Andrei Golovin
Canto d'attesa
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Canto d'attesa
Antonín Dvořák
Trio no. 4 Op.90 (Dumky) for piano and strings
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Trio no. 4 Op.90 (Dumky) for piano and strings
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending (Proms 2016)
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The Lark Ascending (Proms 2016)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in G major Op.30`3 for violin and piano
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Sonata in G major Op.30`3 for violin and piano
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending (excerpt)
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The Lark Ascending (excerpt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Valse-scherzo in C major Op.34, arr. for violin and piano [orig. for violin and orchestra]
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Valse-scherzo in C major Op.34, arr. for violin and piano [orig. for violin and orchestra]
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28
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Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28
Max Bruch
Concerto no. 1 in G minor Op.26 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in G minor Op.26 for violin and orchestra
Edvard Grieg
Violin Sonata in C minor op.45
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Violin Sonata in C minor op.45
Esther Yoo
Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
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Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
Esther Yoo
Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op 45
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Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op 45
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita no. 2 in D minor BWV.1004 for violin solo
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Partita no. 2 in D minor BWV.1004 for violin solo
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Past BBC Events

Berlioz – The Ultimate Romantic: music and the stage
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Alexandra Palace
2019-02-16T19:31:23
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16
Feb
2019
Berlioz – The Ultimate Romantic: music and the stage

Berlioz – The Ultimate Romantic: music and the stage

Alexandra Palace
Euroradio 50th Anniversary Concert
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LSO St Luke’s, London
2017-11-27T19:31:23
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27
Nov
2017
Euroradio 50th Anniversary Concert

Euroradio 50th Anniversary Concert

LSO St Luke’s, London
Be in the Audience: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1
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Maida Vale Studios
2016-12-12T19:31:23
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12
Dec
2016
Be in the Audience: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1

Be in the Audience: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1

Maida Vale Studios
Proms 2016: Prom 12: Ten Pieces II
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-07-24T19:31:23
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24
Jul
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 12: Ten Pieces II

Proms 2016: Prom 12: Ten Pieces II

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2016: Prom 10: Ten Pieces II
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-07-23T19:31:23
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23
Jul
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 10: Ten Pieces II

Proms 2016: Prom 10: Ten Pieces II

Royal Albert Hall

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