Daniel Cho, violin
Concert Date: April 20, 2010, 8pm; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Program: Corelli Sonata in E Major, Op. 5, No.11; Grieg Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op. 45; Seunghyun Yun Decalcomania: Lament; Chopin Nocturne in D Major, Op. 27, No. 2; Wieniawski Fantaisie brillante on themes from Gounod’s ‘Faust’, Op. 2
Biography: Winner of the 2009 Great Mountains Music Festival Competition, Daniel Cho started playing the violin at the age of six. As a soloist, he has performed with Sejong Soloists, Anyang Chamber Orchestra and Sungnam Youth Symphony. Since 2005, he has participated in the Great Mountains International Music Festival (Gangwon Province, Korea) where he appeared in the Rising Star Series and performed with the Gangwon Youth Philharmonic. As a chamber musician, he has performed with the Rose of Sharon Quartet and went on tour as a member of Sejong Chamber Players to Dominican Republic, Colombia and Costa Rica. As a chamber musician and soloist, Mr. Cho has been a part of the “Music School Series” presented by the Sejong Soloists and Samsung Experience. As an up-and-coming soloist on New York’s concert scene, Daniel Cho currently attends The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division as a scholarship student studying with Hyo Kang. He has given numerous chamber music performances around New York City and in Korea, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (2008) as the result of winning the 10th New York Competition. He is scheduled to record Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra later this year for Universal label. Daniel Cho performs on a J. B. Guadagnini, 1758, on generous loan from Higgin Kim, Chairman of Byucksan Engineering Co. Ltd. This concert marks Daniel’s New York recital debut; he is the youngest artist presented in the KMF New York Debut Recital Series over the last 25 years.