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Elly Suh

United States of America/South Korea

 

Korean-American violinist Elly Suh was recently awarded First prize at the 2016 Oleh Krysa International Violin Competition in Lviv, Ukraine and the 1st Grand Prix at the 2017 Concours International de Musique de l'Orchestre Philharmonique of Morocco, and previously was a prize winner in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition, Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Moscow International David Oistrakh Violin Competition, and the Naumburg International Violin Competition. Elly has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Lincoln Center's "Focus Festival," Pro Arte Musical "Young Virtuosos Series," and has appeared on PBS's Live from Lincoln Center and NPR's From the Top. Elly he has appeared as a guest artist with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) and the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble, and performed as guest concertmaster with the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra in New York City. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Elly began violin lessons at age five. She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School and Professional Studies Certificate from Manhattan School of Music, where her teachers included Robert Mann, Joel Smirnoff, and Sally Thomas. Since 2015 Elly is a Postgraduate Diploma candidate at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg in the class of Professor Pierre Amoyal.

 

First Round

J.S. BACH: Adagio and Fuga from the Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV1005
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 5 and 11
F. KREISLER: Schön Rosmarin
 

Semi-Finals

L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23
M. RAVEL: Sonata in G major
E. YSAŸE: Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 27
CHEN ZHANGYI: Clara-Luna
 

Finals

W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218
 

Grand Final

J. BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77