Hyo-Sun Lim - Piano

Kyung Hee University 

An accomplished pianist early in life, Hyo-Sun Lim (Jeonju, Korea 1981) commenced studying piano at the age of three. She studied in the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Gary Graffman, getting the "Festorazzi-award" as more outstanding student of the year. Afterwards she moved to Europe to complete her musical education with Arie Vardi, Hannover Musikhochschule and Leonid Margarius, Accademia Pianistica di Imola (Italy).

Recent activities include performances at the Walt Disney Concert Hall LA, Konzerthaus Berlin, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels, Lincoln Center New York, Auditori Barcelona, and Opera City Hall Tokyo. She has also performed as soloist with Orchestre National de Belgique, Vlaams Radio Orkest, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the San Remo Symphony Orchestra.

Hyo-Sun Lim has won top prizes at many international competitions: 5th prize at Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition, 1stprize, audience special prize winner at the Viotti International Competition, special prize for late beethoven works at the Beethoven Competition in Vienna, 1st prizes at the Junior Chopin and Oberlin International Piano competitions and Chamber Music prize at Beethoven Competition in Bonn.

Ms. Lim is also very well-known as a chamber musician, collaborating with artists such as Arnold Steinhardt, Hilary Hahn, Mischa Maisky and Daniel Lee. In May and June 2006, she garnered extensive critical acclaim toured Asia with Hilary Hahn (Korea, Japan, China).

Ms. Lim has been heard frequently on the radio and in live concert broadcasts from the Spanish National Radio, WDR, NDR, RAI, NPR and Radio Belgique and seen on television throughout Korea, Japan, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland.

She has recorded CDs, including short works by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Schubert in addition to recordings with the Ludwig Trio Trio with Beethoven trios op.97 op.1 (2013) the Triple Concerto.

Ms. Lim has been a professor in the College of Music at Kyunghee University in Seoul since 2011 and a visiting professor at the Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona