About the artists
In February 2021, Bomsori signed in Berlin the exclusive contract with the Deutsche Grammophon label.
Highlights of the 2022/23 season include appearances with the New York Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden, a tour with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and Lahav Shani, concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko, with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Ryan Bancroft, debuts with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and the Gulbenkian Orchestra. Bomsori will return to the Danish National Symphony with Fabio Luisi and to the San Francisco Symphony with a recital. She will perform in Germany with the Basel Chamber Orchestra in Stuttgart and Freiburg, with the Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra in Munich and with the Recital in Baden-Baden.
In the 2021/22 season, Bomsori performed Bruch's Concerto No.1 at the "Concerts in the Parks" in New York and at Bravo! Vail Festival with the New York Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden. Other highlights were debuts with the San Francisco Symphony, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (Alain Altinoglu), the Danish National Symphony Orchestra (Fabio Luisi), the Tonkünstler Orchestra (Fabio Luisi), the NDR Radio Philharmonic (Manze) and the Singapore Symphony (Graf ).
Bomsori was the Focus Artist of the Rheingau Musik Festival 2021 and in the same year began a 5-year residency at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival as Menuhin's Heritage Artist.
Bomsori has had the privilege of performing under the direction of multiple conductors, including Fabio Luisi, Jaap van Zweden, Marin Alsop, Vasily Petrenko, Pablo Heras-Casado, Hannu Lintu, Sakari Oramo, John Storgårds, Andrey Boreyko, Giancarlo Guerrero with numerous leading orchestras, such as New York Philhramonic, Danish National Orchestra, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Belgian National Orchestra, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Basel Chamber Orchestra amongst others.
Bomsori has appeared at numerous venues worldwide, such as Musikverein Golden Hall in Vienna, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, the Herkulessaal and the Prinzregententheater in Munich, Berlin Philharmonic, Rudolfinum and Smetana Hall in Prague, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York.
In addition to winning the 62nd ARD International Music Competition, Bomsori is a prize winner of the Tchaikovsky International Competition, Queen Elisabeth Competition, International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover, Montreal International Musical Competition, Sendai International Music Competition and the 15th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition. Bomsori received the 2018 Young Artist Award from the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Korean Music Association’s 2019 Young Artist Award. In 2020, she was presented with the 4th G.rium Artists Award by the Foundation Academia Platonica.
In June 2021 Bomsori released her first Deutsche Grammophon solo Album, Violin on Stage, with NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic and Giancarlo Guerrero.The duo album with pianist Rafał Blechacz, featuring works by Fauré, Debussy, Szymanowski and Chopin, was released in February 2019 by Deutsche Grammophon. The album won the Fryderyk Music Award for “Best Polish Album Abroad” for their DG recording of French and Polish repertoire.
Born in South Korea, Bomsori received a Bachelor degree at Seoul National University, where she studied with Young Uck Kim. She also earned her Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School where she studied with Sylvia Rosenberg and Ronald Copes.
She performs on the Guarnerius del Gesù violin “ex-Moller,” Cremona, 1725, on extended loan through the generous efforts of The Samsung Foundation of Culture of Korea and The Stradivari Society of Chicago, Illinois.