Patrick Yim, violin
Featuring the premiere performance of Zhou Long's "Bamboo Grove," and works for solo violin by Lei Liang, John Liberatore, Kaija Saariaho, Matthew Schreibeis, Chen Yi and Austin Yip.
Admission is free.
Praised for his "deeply expressive, finely nuanced playing" (Strad Magazine) and "superb performances" (Fanfare), Honolulu-born violinist PATRICK YIM made his solo debut with the Honolulu Symphony and has performed chamber music with Juilliard, Emerson, St. Lawrence, Pacifica, and Ying Quartet members, and musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Cleveland Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. He performed with the Cleveland Orchestra on tour in the USA and Europe, and at Carnegie Hall with the Emerson Quartet violinists. His recordings have been published by Naxos, Navona, Ravello, and Acis. A 2023 Albany release, including premiere recordings of works by Chen Yi, Zhou Long, and Qu Xiao-song, is forthcoming. He earned his BM and MM from CIM and his DMA from Stony Brook University. Yim previously taught at CIM, Hong Kong Baptist University, Interlochen, and Stony Brook. Yim is Assistant Professor of Violin at the University of Notre Dame. (www.patrickyimviolin.com)