Berlin State Opera Orchestra Announces New 26-Year-Old 1st Concertmaster

The Staatskapelle Berlin has announced the appointment of 26-year-old Jiyoon Lee as its new tenured 1st Concertmaster

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Joyoon Lee Concertmaster Staatskappelle Berlin Cover

The Staatskapelle Berlin has today announced the appointment of 26-year-old Jiyoon Lee as its new tenured 1st Concertmaster.

A graduate of the Korean National University of Arts and Berlin’s Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Jiyoon is a former prize winner at the Carl Nielsen, David Oistrakh, Indianapolis and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions.

She has been leading the ensemble under probation since September of last year, the opera house has indicated.

 

JIYOON LEE | BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO | MARIN ALSOP & NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF BELGIUM | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 22 YEARS OLD

 

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