'Her technique and command over the instrument are breath-taking, her playing being fully devoted to the music.'
Hyeyoon Park is an artist of outstanding focus and virtuosity, combining
effortlessly rich sonority with musical integrity. Described as ‘Breathtaking’
by the Süddeutsche Zeitung for a recital in Munich in Spring 2022, she is
in demand on the international stage.
Forthcoming highlights of her 22/23 season include performances with
Orchester Mainz (Korngold), her debut with Poznan Philharmonic, Iasi
Philharmonic for concerto performances (also at the Classix Festival),
masterclasses and a chamber project, IMUKO Festival in Koblenz
(Mendelssohn) and in a charity concert with the European Doctor’s
Orchestra (Shostakovich 1) at Cadogan Hall, London. In recital, she
performs a programme featuring Debussy’s Sonata and Schubert’s
Fantasy in C major with both Benjamin Grosvenor (including her
Singapore debut) and Zlata Chochieva, as well as in a Piano Quartet at
the Cologne Philharmonie with regular collaborators Kian Soltani, Timothy
Ridout and Benjamin Grosvenor.
Photo: Andrej Grilc
Recent performances include Zuger Sinfonietta, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Württembergische Philharmonie
Reutlingen, Johannesburg Philharmonic, Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin, the Orchestra of Casa
da Musica Porto, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Bath
Philharmonia, and an acclaimed North American recital tour with pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, culminating in
a performance at New York’s Frick Collection. She has also worked with Symphonieorchester des
Bayerischen Rundfunks, hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, NDR
Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Chamber Orchestra of Belgium, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Wiener
KammerOrchester, Mariinsky Orchestra St Petersburg, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony
Orchestra and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Tokyo and London Philharmonic Orchestra.
A passionate chamber musician, she regularly appears at major festivals and venues such as Wigmore Hall,
Concertgebouw, London’s Southbank Centre, Birmingham’s Town Hall, Spannungen Festival Heimbach,
Moritzburg Festival, Les Rencontres Musicales d'Évian, Internationales Musikfestival Koblenz, Molyvos
International Music Festival and Marlboro Festival at the invitation of Mitsuko Uchida. She has collaborated
with Kian Soltani, Timothy Ridout, Gidon Kremer, Andras Schiff, Christian Tetzlaff, Antje Weithaas, Yuri
Bashmet, Lars Vogt, Daniel Hope, Alban Gerhardt, Jan Vogler, Kian Soltani and Florian Uhlig.
She gave the world premiere of a work written for her by composer Mark Bowden with Huw Watkins at the
Newbury Spring Festival, subsequently recording this for the NMC record label. She has also given recitals
at the Tonhalle Zurich, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival,
Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musical Olympus Festival and Les Violons de la Paix.
Hyeyoon made her debut with the Seoul Philharmonic aged nine and was the youngest ever first prize
winner of the ARD International Music Competition in Munich at the age of 17 in 2009, she was also a
recipient of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2011. Hyeyoon went on to receive the London Music Masters
Award in 2012, which led to numerous concerts in prominent venues throughout the UK.
Hyeyoon studied at the junior colleges of the Korean National University of Arts and University of Cincinnati
with Professor Piotr Milewski. She also studied with Professor Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin and with Christian Tetzlaff as a Young Soloist at the Kronberg Academy, where she
completed her Master’s degree in 2016 which was kindly supported by the Nikolas Gruber Stipendium.
Hyeyoon is proud to be an Ambassador of Music Masters, a charity which gives children from
underprivileged areas a much-needed platform to experience classical music education in the UK.
Hyeyoon plays a violin made by German violin-maker, Stefan-Peter Greiner.
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