March 1, 2020  All-Mozart


The Waterbury Symphony joins forces with the Hartford Chorale and vocal soloists from the Yale School of Music.

Mozart  Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major
     Yoon Be Kim, violin
     Winner of the Young Artist Concerto Competition
Mozart  Requiem

     Featuring The Hartford Chorale and vocal soloists from The
     Yale School of Music

      Vocalist Sponsors: Dr. Vincent de Luise and Connecticut Summer

     Opera Foundation


1:30 PM   Doors
2 PM        Pre-concert Insights
3 PM        Concert
NVCC Fine Arts Center

About Soloist Yoon Be Kim

A native of South Korea, Yoonbe began violin studies at the age of five and moved to the United States when she was 15. She attended the Colburn School Academy, followed by studying with Frank Huang, concertmaster of New York Philharmonic.

She has appeared as a soloist with Busan Symphony Orchestra, Czech Virtuosi Orchestra and Kyoto Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra. She also has won 1st prizes at Los Angeles Korean American Musicians Association Competition and NEC Bales Violin Competition. She has served as concertmaster of Colburn Chamber Orchestra, NEC Philharmonia and NEC Chamber Orchestra.

Yoonbe earned her Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory where she studied with Malcolm Lowe, and she currently studies under the tutelage of Hyo Kang at Yale School of Music. She plays on a Miralles violin and a Lucchi bow generously on loan from The Maestro Foundation.

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About The Hartford Chorale

Celebrating its 48th season, Hartford Chorale has become the primary symphonic chorus of central Connecticut, especially in its critically acclaimed collaborations with The Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Other collaborations of note include performances with the New Haven, New Britain, Waterbury and Hartt School Symphony Orchestras. Hartford Chorale was established in 1972 by a group of choral musicians who had the desire to form a new, independent, and self-supporting organization. Under the musical direction of Maestro Richard Coffey since 2005, the Chorale reaches out to and inspires the widest possible audience with exceptional performances of a broad range of choral literature, including renowned choral masterpieces.

The Hartford Chorale is composed of 140 men and women, mostly from central Connecticut, with others traveling from Massachusetts and Rhode Island for weekly rehearsals in West Hartford. The Chorale offers talented and experienced singers opportunities to study and perform at a professional level, while internship programs make it possible for gifted high school and college musicians to rehearse and perform with the Chorale and Connecticut orchestras. Led by a 25+ member Board of Governors (most of whom are themselves performers), Chorale members sustain and manage their own organization through their volunteer service, fund-raising efforts, and annual membership fees. Professional section leaders provide vocal and musical leadership. Competitive auditions for new members are conducted on a regular basis.

Vocalists Sponsored by:
Dr. Vincent de Luise