The South Korean cellist rose to recognition after changing into the youngest ever winner on the George Enescu Worldwide Competitors
At KD SCHMID’s roster, 16-year-old South Korean cellist Jaemin Han joins cellists Tanja Tetzlaff, Daniel Müller-Schott,Yo-Yo Ma, and Harriet Krijgh.
“Jaemin Han’s staggering expertise first turned clear to us when listening to his interpretation of Shostakovich’s first cello concerto; his innate musicality and guaranteed stage presence are exceptional, and all of the extra so for one so younger,» mentioned Managing Director Karen McDonald. «Later assembly him in particular person, we have been struck by his participating persona, and his mild but charismatic nature. He has monumental creative potential, and we’re completely delighted to welcome him to KD SCHMID!”
Jaemin Han began enjoying the cello on the age of 5 and made his debut three years later in his hometown with the Wonju Metropolis Symphony Orchestra. A former pupil of Myung-Wha Chung, he’s at present finding out with Kangho Lee and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi on the Korea Nationwide Institute for the Gifted in Arts.
After successful the George Enescu Worldwide Competitors in 2021, he received the third prize on the Geneva Worldwide Music Competitors in the identical 12 months. He just lately launched into his first recital tour of Korea this 12 months, which culminated in a efficiency at Seoul Arts Heart.
Extra accolades embrace performing on the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and successful first prizes on the Osaka Worldwide Music Competitors 2015, Worldwide Cello Competitors ‘David Popper’ for Younger Cellists 2017, and Worldwide Dotzauer Competitors for Younger Cellists 2019.
He begins the 2022/23 season with a efficiency of Beethoven’s concerto for violin, cello, and piano with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra underneath the route of Peter Ruzicka in Bucharest on September 4, 2022.
Additional highlights for the upcoming season embrace a tour of Korea with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg underneath the baton of Gustavo Gimeno, his New Zealand debut with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Shi-yeon Sung, and a recital on the Tongyeong Worldwide Music Competition.