The Winner of 2020 Edition

Hyelim Kim - photo by Celine MichaelHyelim Kim, pianista
Vincitrice del 1° Premio nell'Edizione 2020

Hyelim Kim is a 23-year-old Korean pianist. She made her debut at the young age of 10 winning numerous competitions in her country, South Korea. After moving to Germany for her Bachelor's degree at Robert Schumann Hochschule, her international career began. She took part in prestigious competitions as the Clara Haskil Competition, where she won the public prize/special prize (Children's Corner Prize) and performed with Zermatt Festival Orchestra conducted by Christian Zacharias. In addition to this success, she won also First Prizes at Steinway&Sons Förderpreis in NRW and Rometsch Competition in Düsseldorf. She performed in the masterclasses of Robert Levin, John Perry, Felix Gottlieb, Pavel Gililov, and currently, she is studying with Georg Friedrich Schenck at Robert Schumann Hochschule. In 2020, Hyelim Kim earned the First Prize of the eighth edition of "Premio Annarosa Taddei" International Competition for Young Musicians.

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