Dasol Kim, piano
Dasol Kim is a sought-after soloist who has appeared with the New York Philharmonic in Seoul, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Berlin Chamber Orchestra, the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony, Concerto Budapest, and the Belgium National Orchestra among others.
Among his many noteworthy engagements, Mr. Kim is currently performing the complete cycle of the 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas in Switzerland and Korea over a four year period. In the United States, he made his recital debuts in the Young Concert Artists Series in The Peter Jay Sharp Concert at New York’s at Merkin Concert Hall and in Washington, DC at the Kennedy Center as recipient of the Korean Concert Prize. He was also featured in the PyeongChang Festival Chamber Music concerts in the YCA Series in New York’s Alice Tully Hall and at the Kennedy Center. This season, he returns to the Young Concert Artists Series for an encore recital at New York’s Morgan Library and Museum. Additional recent U.S. recital dates include appearances at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA, the Jewish Community Alliance in Jacksonville, FL, and Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, VA.
Mr. Kim performs the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 at the 2018 Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina, and appears at the Usedom Music Festival in Germany. He has also performed at the Kuhmo Music Festival in Finland, La Roque d’Anthéron in France, Kissinger Sommer in Germany, and PyeongChang Music Festival (formerly the Great Mountain Music Festival) in Korea.
Dasol Kim won First Prizes in the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York, 2011 Epinal International Piano Competition in France and 2010 YCA International Auditions in Leipzig, as well as Second Prize in the 2012 Géza Anda Competition in Zurich and Third Prize at the 2011 ARD International Music Competition in Munich. Mr. Kim graduated from the Hannover Music School in Germany, where he studied with Arie Vardi and Gerald Fauth. The Universal Music Korea label issued his debut CD, “Dasol Kim Plays Schumann.”