Pianist DongKyu Kim has received recognition at several international competitions, including first prize at the 2010 San Marino International Competition and the highest prize at the 2009 International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade. As an active performer he has given numerous solo recitals in Korea, Italy and Germany. His performances with orchestras include Rachmaninov’s Concerto No 3 with the Republic of San Marino Symphony Orchestra conducted by Philippe Entremont, and his schedule includes engagements in England, Italy, and Brazil. DongKyu Kim was born in 1986 in the Republic of Korea. He graduated with the highest honours at the Korean National University and is currently studying at the Hanover Music, Theatre and Media Hochschule.