18 year old South Korean violinist Donghyun Kim has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Seoul International Violin Competition – in Seoul, South Korea.
A student of Professor Namyun Kim and Junghyun Kim at the Korean National University of Arts, Donghyun is a former major prize winner at the Leopold Auer and Enescu International Violin Competitions – and the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Violinists.
DONGHYUN KIM | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2018 SEOUL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 18 YEARS OLD
2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to: Youjin Lee and Jeein Kim from South Korea.
4th, 5th and 6th prizes were awarded to: June Jeong and YooJin Lee from South Korea and Alexandra Tirsu from Romania/Moldova.
Donghyun will receive US $50,000.
YOUJIN LEE | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2018 SEOUL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE | 22 YEARS OLD
JEEIN KIM | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2018 SEOUL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE | 22 YEARS OLD
The 2018 jury comprised: Suzanne Gessner, Ilya Grubert, Kun Hu, Dong Suk Kang, Oleh Krysa, Sung-Ju Lee, Daniel Phillips, Ho Young Pi, Stephan Picard and Takashi Shimizu.
Previous prize winners include VC Young Artists Ayana Tsuji and YooJin Jang.