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CHRISTINE SOHN

Christine Sohn has appeared in concert throughout much of the United States, including highly successful performances at venues from the Aspen Music Festival to Lincoln Center. She spent seven years based in London, and has also performed widely throughout Europe and Asia. As concertmaster, she led the London Symphony Orchestra under Sir Colin Davis in its award-winning live concert recording of Berlioz's Les Troyens and under Royal Opera House Music Director Antonio Pappano led the London Symphony Orchestra on tour to Spain.

She spent several seasons as guest leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra in Spain, and at the invitation of Edo de Waart served as guest concertmaster of the Hong Kong Philharmonic. She also served as guest leader of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Music Director Sakari Oramo, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stockholm.

A Korean-American native of New York, Christine Sohn began playing the violin at the age of four and entered the Juilliard School four years later as a pupil of Dorothy Delay, making her recital and concerto débuts that same year at Lincoln Center. She continued her university studies at Princeton University, studying political economy, followed by studies at the postgraduate level at the Royal College of Music in London. Following her return to New York in 2005, she toured the United States and Asia as the first violinist of the Vega Quartet, recipients of four prizes, including the International Critics' Prize at the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, and Coca Cola Visiting Artists in Residence at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

FEBRUARY 2009

Role: Classical Artist 
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