Violinist Yuri Namkung has performed with the Northwest Chamber Orchestra and the Seattle Symphony. She has made solo appearances with the Zürich-Tonhalle Orchestra in Switzerland as well as the Orchestra of St. Luke's in New York City. She is a graduate of Columbia University, where she participated in Columbia's Joint Program with the Juilliard School, where she received her Master of Music degree.
This young, talented virtuoso joins the full CSB/SJU Orchestra to perform Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto.
"The first notes were enough to make any listener sit up, so mature were her sound and phrasing....Her highest tones were true, her runs impeccable, her vibrato was warm and sympathetic. She also played with feeling." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Yuri Namkung replaces Axel Strauss, who was originally scheduled to perform with the orchestra.