Today is Korean-American virtuoso Kyung-wha Chung’s birthday.
A student of Ivan Galamian and Joseph Szigeti, Ms Chung is widely regarded as one of the 20th and 21st Century’s pre-eminent concert violinists – her fame in the 1970s and 80s ranking her alongside Itzhak Perlman.
She currently holds a teaching position at The Juilliard School.
KYUNG-WHA CHUNG | TCHAIKOVSKY | VIOLIN CONCERTO | ALBERT ROSEN & NATIONAL ORCHESTRA
KYUNG-WHA CHUNG | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRE PREVIN & LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
KYUNG-WHA CHUNG | DVORAK VIOLIN CONCERTO | RICCARDO CHAILLY & RUNDSFUNK-BERLIN SINFONIEORCHESTER