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Suyeon Kang

Violin

Recognised for her compelling performances “…she captivated her audience – intimacy, tension, inspiration and soul in every note” (Der Tagesspiegel), violinist Suyeon Kang – born in South Korea and raised in Canada & Australia – has been based in Germany since 2007.

She is a multiple major/special prizewinner of numerous international violin competitions including: Michael Hill International Violin Competition (first prize & audience prize), Yehudi Menuhin International Competition, as well as in Buenos Aires, Bayreuth & Indianapolis. She was named “Australian Young Performer of the Year” at the age of 16 and has since then appeared as soloist with orchestras internationally.

Her curiosity has led her to an enormous dexterity between musical disciplines and her extensive repertoire extends from early baroque to avant-garde.

She is a much sought-out musician; alone in the last years she was a invited artist at the Rügen Chamber Music Festival & Gartow Music Festival (DE), GAIA Festival & Ernen Chamber Music Plus (CH), Eufonia Festival & SoNoRo Festival (RO)

In 2021 she was appointed as concertmaster of the Kammerakademie Potsdam; and between 2014-2023 a member of Camerata Bern. Regular invitations as guest leader, also more frequently in a Play/Direct capacity with several other leading chamber orchestras, including the Munich Chamber Orchestra, CHAARTS Chamber Artists, Baroque Orchestra of Sevilla, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Ensemble Resonanz, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Daejon Philharmonic.

In 2023 she was appointed newest member of the acclaimed Belcea Quartet and comnenced a teaching post at the HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin.

Participated in festivals