SongHa Choi
Korea, °2000
 
VIOLIN 2024 : Laureate
A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School, SongHa Choi is currently studying under Kolja Blacher at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin. She won the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the Concours musical international de Montréal in 2023. She has performed as a soloist with such orchestras as the Lithuanian National Symphony, the Westminster Philharmonic, the Barnet Symphony, the Yongin Philharmonic and the Sinfonia of Cambridge. SongHa Choi has given recitals in such prestigious venues as the Berlin Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal, the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall in London, the Gstaad Chapel and the National Philharmonic Hall in Vilnius. Her chamber music performances have also taken her to the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Elbphilharmonie, the Église de Verbier-Station and the Alte Oper in Frankfurt.

Instrument: Stefan-Peter Greiner (2005)*
*Loaned by The Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben

Teachers

2019 - : Professor. Kolja Blacher
2012 - 2019 : Professor. Lutsia Ibragimova

Degrees

2019 - 2023 : Bachelor of Music, Hochschule für Musik Berlin
2012 - 2019 : High School, The Yehudi Menuhin School

Concerts

2023 : Seoul Arts Centre Concert Hall
2023 : Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul
2023 : Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
2023 : Berliner Philharmonie

Competitions

2023 : 2nd Prize, Audience Choice Award, Sonata Prize, Commission Work Prize, Concours musical international de Montréal
2021 : 2nd Prize, Windsor Festival International String Competition
2020 : 2nd Prize, Bach Prize, Sonata Prize, Rudolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition
2018 : Grand 1st Prize (Strings), Berlin International Competition
2016 : Senior 2nd Prize, Audience Prize, Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition
2015 : 1st Prize, Dinu Lipatti Jeunesses Musicales International Violin Competition
Video
Final 2024: SongHa Choi - Escaich
Final 2024: SongHa Choi - Shostakovich
Semi-final 2024 : SongHa Choi - concerto
First round 2024 : SongHa Choi
Photo
Program
Final (30/05/2024)
Thierry Escaich Variations Litaniques
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in A minor op. 77
SongHa Choi, violin
Belgian National Orchestra, dir. Antony Hermus
Semi-final

Récital (18/05/2024)

Béla Bartók Sonata n. 2 Sz. 76
Charlotte Bray The Sun and Her Flowers
Efrem Zimbalist Fantasy on Le Coq d'Or (Rimsky-Korsakov)
SongHa Choi, violin
Yukako Morikawa, pianist accompanist

Concerto (15/05/2024)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
SongHa Choi, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Vahan Mardirossian
First round (08/05/2024)
Karol Szymanowski Dryads and Pan
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 19 in E flat major
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
SongHa Choi, violin
Yukako Morikawa, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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