Alessio BaxBenjamin BeilmanBenjamin HochmanEric KimEric RuskeIdaKavafianJennifer MontoneJoseph KalichsteinKathleen BrauerYefim Bronfman

Eric Kim, cello


Born in New York City of Korean parents, Eric Kim made his solo debut at age 15 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and has since then served as principal cellist of the Cincinnati, San Diego, and Denver symphonies. He has performed widely as a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist with orchestra, and collaborated with Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Susan Graham, Lynn Harrell, and Gil Shaham, as well as with members of the Emerson, Guarneri, and Orion string quartets. He serves on the faculty of Indiana University and coaches the next generation of symphonic cellists at t he New World Symphony in Miami Beach.

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Be sure to hear all of Eric Kim’s 2013 Festival performances listed below

Thursday, August 8, 12:00 PM at St. Francis Auditorium
Dvořák – Piano Quartet

Wednesday, August 14, 6:00 PM at The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Years of Wonder, Chorale & Chamber Stars 2 of 4

Saturday, August 17, 6:00 PM at The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Bach & Vivaldi Concertos

Sunday, August 18, 6:00 PM at The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Beethoven String Quintet

Monday, August 19, 6:00 PM at The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Years of Wonder, Chorale & Chamber Stars 4 of 4

Born of Korean parents in New York City, Eric Kim made his solo debut at age fifteen with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  He has served as principal cellist of the Cincinnati, San Diego, and Denver symphonies.  He has performed widely as a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist with orchestra and collaborated with Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Susan Graham, Lynn Harrell, and Gil Shaham, as well as with the members of the Emerson, Guarneri, and Orion string quartets.  He teaches at Indiana University and coaches the next generation of symphonic cellists at the New World Symphony in Miami Beach.