Hyun Jae Lim Violin 2019

Hyun Jae Lim
South Korea


Violin 2019   


Biography 2019: Despite her young age, Hyun Jae Lim’s career is in full swingAt 21, she has already played with major orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Houston Symphony and the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has won top prizes, including the Third Prize at the Menuhin competition in 2018. She currently studies at the Curtis Institute with Shmuel Ashkenasi and Arnold Steinhardt. Born in Seoul, Hyun Jae Lim often goes back to her native land to spend time with her family and eat her favourite Korean delicacies.  She is currently obsessed with the music of Robert Schumann –  “I can’t get enough!” she admits. She admires German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, particularly in her recording of the Tchaikovsky Concerto. Hyun Jae’s motto is “Believe in yourself,” which won’t come as a surprise to those following her career. 

Hyun Jae Lim is generously sponsored by Andrée & Pierre Lessard.


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Violin 2019 Program 

First Round

J.S. Bach | Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004  – Ciaconna 

Paganini | Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1  

Tchaïkovski |Valse-Scherzo in C major, Op. 34  

Schumann | Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105  

Oesterle |stand alone 

Poulenc | Sonata for violin and piano, FP 119 

Sarasate | Fantaisie de Carmen, Op. 25 


Tchaïkovski | Concerto in Dmajor, Op. 35