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Hyeyoon Park / Photo: Giorgia Bertazzi

Hyeyoon Park

2010 – 2016 Kronberg Academy Master
Studies with Christian Tetzlaff
funded by the Nikolas Gruber scholarship

2009 Violin Masterclasses
Prince of Hesse Prize

2012 Chamber Music Connects the World, Junior

2013 Kronberg Academy Festival, concert

2015 Kronberg Academy Festival, concert

Hyeyoon Park

violin

On the concert platform Hyeyoon Park combines integrity with elegance, focus with panache, all of which makes her an artist of true style and virtuosity. In 2012 Hyeyoon received the London Music Masters Award, which brought her to prominent venues in the UK. Passionate about education, this award has also provided her with a platform to bring her music and performance into London’s schools, many in underprivileged areas. She was previously awarded the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2011 and she was the youngest ever first prize winner of the ARD International Music Competition in Munich.

Hyeyoon Park made her orchestra debut at the age of nine with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, she has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, hr Symphony Orchestra Frankfurt, NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Tokyo, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and in Spring 2016 she gave her London Philharmonic Orchestra debut performing Korngold under the baton of Osmo Vänskä.

The 2016/17 season will see her perform internationally with Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra/Olari Elts, MDR Leipzig Orchestra/Kristjan Järvi, Trondheim Symphony/Krzysztof Urbanski. She performs with the New Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo under the baton of Clemens Schuldt and Milton Keynes City Orchestra with Damian Iorio. In summer 2016 Hyeyoon Park directed an ensemble of conservatoire students in performances at Hindsgavl and Tivoli Festivals, Denmark.

Hyeyoon Park appears regularly as a recitalist and chamber musician with partners including pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performing next season in Essen’s Philharmonie and on tour in the UK. With pianist Huw Watkins she gave the world premiere of a work by Mark Bowden making her debut at the Newbury Spring Festival. She has also appeared at the Wigmore Hall, Schleswig-Holstein, Rheingau, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musical Olympus and Les Violons de la Paix. She has collaborated with Gidon Kremer, András Schiff, Yuri Bashmet, Lars Vogt, Daniel Hope, Alban Gerhardt, Antje Weithaas, Jan Vogler and Florian Uhlig.

Born in 1992 in Seoul, Hyeyoon Park has studied at the junior colleges of the Korean National University of Arts, and University of Cincinnati with teacher Piotr Milewski. She has studied with Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin since 2006. Since 2010, she has studied with Christian Tetzlaff  at Kronberg Academy, at which she completed her master’s degree in 2016. These studies are funded by the Nikolas Gruber Stipendium. Hyeyoon Park has also participated and performed at the Marlboro Festival, USA, at the invitation of Mitsuko Uchida.   

Hyeyoon Park plays a violin of the German violinmaker Stefan Peter Greiner.

Biographies are based on the most recent information provided by the artists or their representatives. Last updated: November 2016