Sunday, 15 February, 2015 – 2:30 p.m.
|Mascagni||Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana|
|Waggoner||Violin Concerto (world premiere)|
|Mahler||Adagietto from Symphony No. 5|
|Bizet||Carmen Suite arr. for String Orchestra|
As a member of the Corigliano Quartet (www.coriglianoquartet.com), Lim has enjoyed critical acclaim across the U.S. and abroad and has won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and the ASCAP/CMA Award for Adventurous Programming. The Corigliano Quartet has performed in the nation’s leading music centers, including Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and the Kennedy Center. The quartet’s Naxos label CD, featuring string quartet works by John Corigliano and Jefferson Friedman, was named as one of The New Yorker’s Top Ten Classical Recordings of the Year.
Lim received his formal training at Indiana University, where he studied with the legendary violinist and teacher Josef Gingold. While at Indiana, he won First Prize in the school’s Violin Concerto Competition and served on the faculty as a Visiting Lecturer. Lim later studied chamber music at the Juilliard School and taught there as an assistant to the Juilliard String Quartet. He currently serves on the faculty of Cornish College of the Arts, where he teaches violin and chamber music.
Lim has recorded for Naxos, DreamWorks, Albany Records, CRI, Bayer Records, and Aguava New Music, and appears on numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar-winning score to Brokeback Mountain. He has been heard on NPR programs such as Performance Today and All Things Considered. Lim currently lives in Seattle with his wife, violist Melia Watras. For more information on Michael Jinsoo Lim, please visit www.michaeljinsoolim.com.