Described as "mesmerising: full of passion, imagination and daring" by the Times UK, young South Korean Violinist SongHa Choi performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including Lithuanian National Symphony, Westminster philharmonic, Barnet Symphony, Yongin Philharmonic and Sinfonia of Cambridge.
She is the winner of Senior 2nd Prize and the Audience Award in the 2016 Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition, as well as 2nd Prize, Bach Prize and the Sonata prize at the Premio Lipizer International Violin Competition, the Grand First Prize of 2018 Berlin International Competition and 1st prize at the 2015 Jeunesses Musicales International Violin Competition.
SongHa has recently given solo performances in venues including the Berliner Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal, the Royal Festival Hall in London, the National Philharmonic Hall in Vilnius and the Wigmore Hall in London, and chamber performances and tours in venues such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Eglise Station in Verbier and the Alte Oper in Frankfurt.
She has featured on numourous live media, including BBC Radio 3, Bulgarian National Radio, Classic FM, Euro Radio Channel and Concertgebouw Spiegelzaal Live Radio.
Festival highlights include solo appearances at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival in Switzerland, Varna Music Festival in Bulgaria, Keman Günleri Festival in Turkey, Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland and Gower Festival in Wales. She has also actively participated in Verbier Festival Academy, Kronberg Academy Violin Festival, Gstaad String Academy and Four Seasons Winter Workshops.
SongHa is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, in class of Professor Kolja Blacher, after graduating from the Yehudi Menuhin School in UK. Her current instrument and bow are generously on loan from Dr Hauber collection.
7 Aug 2021
Gstaad, Switzerland Gstaad Chapel
Recital in Gstaad Menuhin festival
21 Aug - 5 Sep 2021
Silesia, Poland Lower Silesia