Borletti-Buitoni Trust
BBT Artists Rewarding Musical Excellence
Hyeyoon Park
BBT Award 2011

Hyeyoon Park - Biography

At the age of just 20, Hyeyoon Park has emerged as one of the most promising violinists of her generation. She achieved international acclaim in 2009 when she won the ARD Music Competition 2009 in Munich. She received the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award 2011 and most recently the London Music Masters Award. Hyeyoon Park made her orchestra debut at the age of nine with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, she has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg, Orchestra of Mariinsky-Theatre St. Petersburg and the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo. Forthcoming highlights include her debuts with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Among others she will be giving concerts with the RSO Stuttgart of SWR, Radio-Symphony Orchestra Berlin and the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra Tokyo.  Along with numerous recitals in Germany and Japan she will give her debut at London Wigmore Hall and Tonhalle Zürich. She appears regularly as a recitalist and chamber musician at international festivals. In summer 2013 Hyeyoon Park gave her debut at the Marlboro Festival /USA. Her exceptional talent has been demonstrated by numerous national and international prizes. Born in 1992 in Seoul, South Korea, Hyeyoon Park started to play the violin at the age of four and began to study at the Korean National University of Arts only two years later. From winter semester 2010, Hyeyoon Park is studying as a Young Soloist at Kronberg Academy with Christian Tetzlaff. These studies are funded by the Nikolas Gruber Stipendium. Since 2008, Hyeyoon Park plays the Lorenzo Storioni violin (Cremona, 1781) on kind loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

BBTrust is all about trust. I’m very grateful to have met such a valuable companion in my lifelong musical journey who will always be by my side and I can share my dreams with. Thank you so much, BBT, for offering so much support, opportunities and trust!