Leipzig's Gewandhaus Quartet Announces New 2nd Violinist

The Gewandhaus Quartet has announced the appointment of South Korean-born violinist Yun-Jin Cho to the ensemble


The Gewandhaus Quartet has today announced the appointment of 35-year-old South Korean-born violinist Yun-Jin Cho as the ensemble's new second violinist.

A graduate of the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin, where she studied with Ulf Wallin, Yun-Jin currently serves as Deputy 1st Concertmaster of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

Made up of principal player of the Gewandhausorchester, the quartet is the oldest continuously active string quartet in the world.

Yun-Ji is the first female member to join the ensemble since its formation in 1808.