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Ji Won Song
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Korea
Biography
Born in Seoul, Ji Won Song began her musical studies under Nam-Yun Kim and Bon-Jiu Koo at the Korea National University of Arts. She went on to further studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Curtis Institute of Music, the New England Conservatory, and the Juilliard School, under David Cerone, Ida Kavafian, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Victor Danchenko, Donald Weilerstein, and Soovin Kim. Ji Won Song has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, under conductors such as Rossen Milanov, Augustin Dumay, and Nanse Gum. She has won prizes at a number of competitions : the Isang Yun in Korea, the Leopold Mozart in Augsburg, the China International in Qingdao, the Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, the Schadt competition, and the Tibor Varga in Sion. She has also been awarded the Curtis Institute’s Milka Violin Artist Prize.
Teachers
  • 2015 - current: Donald Weilerstein
  • 2011 - 2015, 2017-current: Ida Kavafian
  • 2015 - 2017: Soovin Kim
  • 2011 - 2015: Shmuel Ashkenasi
  • 2003 - 2007: David Cerone
Degrees
  • 2017 - 2019: Artist Diploma, The Juilliard School
  • 2015 - 2017: Master's Degree, New England Conservatory
  • 2007 - 2015: Bachelor's Degree, Curtis Institute of Music
  • 2003 - 2007: Preparatory Division, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • 2000 - 2003: Preparatory Division, Korea National University of Arts
Concerts
  • 2018: Kumho Art Hall, Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation, Soyou Hong
  • 2018: IBK Hall, Seoul Arts Center, IBK Bank, So-you Hong, piano
  • 2018: Bucheon Art Center, Korea, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra w/ Peter Sommerer
  • 2018: The Greene Space, New York, WQXR Radio, -
  • 2018: Golden Hall, Germany, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim w/ maestro Timo Handschuh
  • 2017: Shanghai Symphony Concert Hall, Shanghai, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra w/ maestro Augustin Dumay
  • 2015: Kumho Art Hall, Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation, Soyou Hong
  • 2009: Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra w/ maestro Rossen Milanov
  • 2005: Kennedy Center, Washingnton D.C, Conservatory Project, -
Competitions
  • 2017: 1st prize + special prize, Isang Yun International Violin Competition
  • 2016: 1st prize+ Audience prize, Leopold Mozart Competition (Augsburg)
  • 2015: 2nd prize, Concours International de Violon Tibor Varga
  • 2014: 1st prize + the best Chinese work performance, The Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition
  • 2014: 1st prize + Classical Music Prize, China International Violin Competition (Qingdao)
Activities
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Recital with 2 laureates of violin 2019Soloist
Recital by laureates violin 2019Soloist
Final 2019 : Ji Won SongSoloist
Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - recitalSoloist
Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - concertoSoloist
First round 2019: Ji Won SongSoloist
VIOLIN 2019Unranked laureate
Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - concertoSoloist
Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - recitalSoloist
First round 2015: Ji Won SongSoloist
VIOLIN 2015Semi-finalist
Videos
Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - recital
Monday 11 May 2015 Flagey/Studio 4 Eugène Ysaÿe : Sonata in E minor op. 27/4 Allemande | Sarabande | Finale Vykintas Baltakas : Recitativo Ludwig van Beethoven : Sonata n. 7 in C minor op. 30/2 (Sonatas for violin and piano) Allegro con brio | Adagio cantabile | Scherzo: Allegro | Allegro Soloist : Ji Won Song Pianist accompanist : Jonas Vitaud
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Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - concerto
Thursday 14 May 2015 Flagey/Studio 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219 Allegro aperto | Adagio | Rondeau Soloist : Ji Won Song Orchestra : Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie Conductor : Paul Meyer
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Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - concerto
Tuesday 7 May 2019 Flagey/Studio 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219 Allegro aperto | Adagio | Rondeau Soloist : Ji Won Song Orchestra : Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie Conductor : Jean-Jacques Kantorow
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Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - recital
Friday 10 May 2019 Flagey/Studio 4 Bram Van Camp : Scherzo - Bagatelle Francis Poulenc : Sonata for violin and piano Allegro con fuoco | Intermezzo: Très lent et calme | Presto tragico Eugène Ysaÿe : Allegretto poco scherzoso | Finale con brio (Sonata in G minor op. 27/1) Henryk Wieniawski : Fantaisie brillante sur des thèmes de Faust op. 20 Soloist : Ji Won Song Pianist accompanist : José Gallardo
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Final 2019 : Ji Won Song
Tuesday 21 May 2019 Centre for Fine Arts/Salle Henry Le Boeuf Kimmo Hakola : Fidl Op.99 Jean Sibelius : Concerto in D minor op. 47 Allegro moderato | Adagio di molto | Allegro ma non tanto Soloist : Ji Won Song Orchestra : Belgian National Orchestra Conductor : Hugh Wolff
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First round 2015: Ji Won Song
Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - recital
Semi-final 2015: Ji Won Song - concerto
First round 2019: Ji Won Song
Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - concerto
Semi-final 2019: Ji Won Song - recital
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