ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Kyung Wha Chung!

A student of Ivan Galamian and Joseph Szigeti, Ms Chung is widely regarded as one of the 20th century's pre-eminent concert violinists

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Today is Korean violinist Kyung Wha Chung's 73rd birthday.

Her fame in the 1970s and 80s ranks her alongside Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman. Ms. Chung currently performs internationally and holds a teaching position on faculty at The Juilliard School.

KYUNG-WHA CHUNG | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR | ANDRE PREVIN & LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1971

 

BEAU SOIR |CD|

Faure, Franck & Debussy Works for Violin & Piano

Kyung Wha Chung, Violin

Kevin Kenner, Piano

Release Date: March 23, 2018

Warner Classics