Ju Hyung Shin, violin, presents a solo recital with John Wilson, piano, featuring works by Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy.
Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré
BEAU SOIR: "LORSQUE AU SOLEIL COUCHANT LES RIVIERES SONT ROSES", VIOLIN SONATA, "AFTER A DREAM" FROM THREE SONGS, VIOLIN SONATA NO. 1 IN A MAJOR, OP. 13
Violin and Piano
Recorded Date: 12-12-2016
Currently a second-year Fellow at the New World Symphony, violinist Ju Hyung Shin, a native of South Korea, has earned high praise from numerous critical reviews for his delicate playing based on solid technique when performing his variety of repertoire.
Mr. Shin has won several major competitions including the prestigious Joong Ang Music Competition, Hankook Ilbo, Sungjung and Korea Herald competitions. He was awarded top prizes at Andrews International Music Competition for strings, California International Young Artists Competition and the New World Symphony’s Concerto Competition. He has won the Kumho Young Artist and Prodigy national audition to give several solo recitals and he is sponsored by Kumho-Asiana Cutural Foundation.
Mr. Shin has spent recent summers performing at the Verbier Festival, Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Aspen Music Festival, Vermont Music Festival and Great Mountain Music Festival. He has been a substitute violinist with the Minnesota Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra, and member of CitiMusic Cleveland and the New York Symphonic Ensemble.
Mr. Shin received his bachelor of music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory under Kyung Sun Lee and David Bowlin, master’s degree from Yale School of Music under Hyo Kang, and artist diploma from Korean National University of Arts studying with Nam Yun Kim.
Hailed for his “elegance and energy” (Classical Miami Magazine) and described as a “marvelous, musical mad scientist” (Music Critics Association of North America), pianist John Wilson is a third-year Piano Fellow at the New World Symphony. He has performed in North America, South America and Europe, and as a soloist with the New World Symphony, Napa Valley Symphony, New Amsterdam Symphony and Orchestra Camerata. He has presented solo recitals in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Center and at The American Academy of Arts and Letters. A top-prize winner in international piano competitions, he was most recently awarded the Best Performance of an American Work at the 2017 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition. He is the recipient of the silver medal at the American Prize Foundation in Solo Piano Performance. An avid chamber musician, he has appeared in chamber ensembles with musicians of the San Francisco Symphony, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and San Diego Symphony.
Dedicated to contemporary music, Mr. Wilson has performed the U.S and world premiere performances of solo piano works by Michael Tilson Thomas and Timo Andres, and ensemble works by Reinbert de Leeuw, HK Gruber and Bernd Deutsch. He has performed duo recitals with violinist Joshua Bell numerous times, as well as with cellist Johannes Moser. He has additionally collaborated with soprano Audra McDonald, violinist Gil Shaham and cellist Alisa Weilerstein. As an ensemble musician he has appeared under some of the world’s leading conductors, including Michael Tilson Thomas, Edo de Waart, Stéphane Denève and John Williams. He frequently serves as Guest Principal Keyboard for the Milwaukee Symphony and San Diego Symphony.