Kyung Wha Chung is recognised throughout the world as one of the finest violinists of her generation. A prolific recording artist, her dazzling and probing artistry has made her a much-acclaimed performer throughout her forty-year career. Lauded for her passion, her musicality, and the intense excitement that she brings to her performances, Chung’s uniquely expressive interpretations of the violin literature have established her as an artist of the very highest stature.
Kyung Wha Chung opens the 2016 Verbier Festival following Warner Classics signing
Kyung Wha Chung, who has made a sensational return to the concert stage, opens the Verbier Festival on 22 July alongside the Festival's orchestra and conductor Charles Dutoit, with whom she has performed for four decades. Kyung Wha Chung appears twice in the festival, with Brahms' Violin Concerto for the opening concert, followed by a morning recital on 24 July with sonata partner Kevin Kenner in a programme of Fauré, Prokofiev and Franck.