Sol Daniel Kim grew up with classical music and started playing music at the age of 4. He chose the cello as his main instrument and he finished his studies last year. He is now trying to establish himself as a solo cellist and chamber musician and as of late he has also been composing music.

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Instrument: Cello

Sol Daniel Kim
„Sol Daniel Kim, the Korean born in Vienna in 1990, paid homage to Dvorák's B-minor concerto (1896) with romantic, but restrained mourning (love-theme in the Adagio) and also mastered the passages in the highest position and the most difficult double stops.“ were the critics of the „Kleine Zeitung“, when the former student of the cellist and conductor Heinrich Schiff performed the famous Cello concerto of A. Dvorák in the Stefaniensaal of the Musikverein Graz at the Styriarte Festival in Austria. The connection to music was established through his mother and Opera singer Choon-Ae Kim and at the age of six he decided to go down the path of a cellist, only to be accepted as a young student at the age of 9 at the University of music and performing Arts Vienna. Recently he performed with Gautier Capuçon together at the Fondation Louis Vuitton being featured on and performed also at the festival InselKonzerte auf Herrenchiemsee. He was also invited to teach a masterclass at the festival „Musikalischer Sommer im Ostfriesland“. Visit Sol Daniel's website to read his full biography.