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Born in Seoul in 1982, So-Ock Kim moved to London at the age of three. At fifteen she was the youngest ever winner of the Gold Medal in the prestigious Shell / LSO Competition playing the Tchaikovsky Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Hall. At nineteen she was selected for the Young Concert Artists Trust. Her teachers have included Itzhak Rashkovsky, Felix Andrievsky and David Takeno. So-Ock Kim has given numerous critically-acclaimed performances around the world and at the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall and Barbican Hall in London. Abroad she has toured throughout Asia, Europe and the United States, performing concertos and recitals in various international music festivals, including the Schleswig-Holstein, Beethoven Festival, Ravinia, BBC Proms, Montpellier and Aldeburgh. Many of her performances have been broadcast on radio and television worldwide. She has collaborated with leading conductors and orchestras and has a keen interest in the performance of new works, reflected in several world premières and recordings. She plays a fine Stradivarius violin, kindly lent to her by a generous benefactor.

Role: Classical Artist 
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