Sonata in D minor for Oboe, Violin and Harpsichord, TWV 42:d10
Allegro Adagio Allegro Presto
Joo Bin Yi, oboe; Jung Eun Kang, violin Emily Yoshimoto, cello; Michael Linville, harpsichord
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quartet in F major for Oboe and Strings, K. 370/368b
Allegro Adagio Rondeau: Allegro
Joo Bin Yi, oboe; Jung Eun Kang, violin Sung Jin Lee, viola; Bobae Lee, cello
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto in C minor for Oboe and Violin, BWV 1060
Allegro Adagio Allegro
Joo Bin Yi, oboe; Jung Eun Kang, solo violin Christina Choi, violin I; Margeaux Maloney, violin II Gabe Napoli, viola; Emily Yoshimoto, cello Kathryn Bradley, bass; Michael Linville, harpsichord
Joo Bin Yi, oboe
A native of South Korea, Joo Bin Yi is a second-year Oboe Fellow at the New World Symphony. He recently spent two extensive months at the Tanglewood Music Center as the 2019 oboe fellow, performing works such as Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre under the baton of Andris Nelsons.
As the Honors Competition winner at the New England Conservatory, Mr. Yi was part of the NEC Honors Woodwind Quintet in 2015, performing a recital in Boston’s Jordan Hall. He also made a solo appearance at the 2012 Chicago Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic.
As an active orchestral musician, Mr. Yi recently spent two years in South Korea as section oboe of the Korean National Police Symphony. While in Korea, he was guest Principal Oboe of the Wald Ensemble. In the states, Mr. Yi has performed with groups such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic and San Antonio Symphony, and spent one summer at the Round Top Festival Institute in 2013.
As the Francis W. Hatch Presidential Scholar, Mr. Yi received his bachelor’s degree and his master’s degree at the New England Conservatory studying with John Ferrillo, Principal Oboe of the Boston Symphony, and Anne Gabriele, Second Oboe of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Jung Eun Kang, violin
Violinist Jung Eun Kang is a passionate musician who has appeared on stages across the United States and South Korea as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. She is a second-year Fellow at the New World Symphony. Before joining NWS, she was a member of the Hartford Symphony in Connecticut while a student at Yale School of Music. As a winner of the Woolsey Concerto Competition, she appeared as a soloist with the Yale Philharmonia under the direction of Ludovic Morlot.
Born in South Korea, Ms. Kang has been the recipient of many top prizes at several national competitions, including the Sung Jung Competition, 30th Busan Music Competition, and Sejong Arts and Culture Foundation Competition. As a chamber musician, she won the Seoul Young Chamber Music Competition and has performed with renowned artists such as Vadim Repin, Edgar Meyer, Víkingur Ólafsson and Jörg Widmann through the international Sejong Soloists on Korea Tour. She also performed the opening concert of Kallos Chamber Music Series with Ole Akahoshi in New Haven.
Ms. Kang has also attended summer festivals including the String Leadership Program at Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, where she studied with Glenn Dicterow, as well as the Euro Music Festival in Leipzig.
Ms. Kang began studying the violin at age 11 at the Music Prodigy Academy of the Seoul Arts Center. She holds a bachelor of music degree from the Seoul National University in South Korea, and a master of music degree at Yale University School of Music, under the tutelage of Hyo Kang.