December 16, 2009
UPTON, NY – Violinist Hahn-Bin, winner of the 2008-2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, will perform at the U. S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, January 13, 2010. The concert will begin at noon in Berkner Hall. Sponsored by Brookhaven Science Associates, the company that manages the Lab, the concert is free and open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory 16 and older must bring a photo I.D.
Hahn-Bin received the Peter Marino Concert Prize, the Brownville Concert Series Prize, and the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation Award for engagements in Europe. This recital will include works by Dvorak, de Falla, Grieg, Ysaye and Ravel.
Born in Seoul, Korea, the 22-year-old made his orchestral debut with the Seoul Philharmonic at the age of 10, and performed at the age of 12 at the 42nd Grammy Awards’ Salute to Classical Music honoring Isaac Stern. At 16, Hahn-Bin made debuts in Europe and gave concerto performances in five cities across the U.S. In 2005, Universal Music, Ltd. released his first CD, HAZE, with pianist John Blacklow.
For more information, go to Hahn-Bin's website.
2009-11055 | INT/EXT | Media & Communications Office