Yuri Kim, pianist, has been critically acclaimed for the power and poetry of her playing by the New York Times and Newsday. Her recording “Beethoven Works for Piano” was awarded ‘Best Debut Album’ by National Public Radio and was highly praised by critics.
Ms. Kim has performed extensively throughout North America, Asia, Russia and Europe, appearing with such conductors as Vladimir Feltsman (Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the International Sejong Soloists), Heichiro Oyama (Los Angeles Philharmonic), and Yoel Levi (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra).
She has also performed with the KBS Symphony and the Buchon Philharmonic, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, the Round Top Festival Orchestra, the New Paltz Festival Orchestra and the New York Symphony of Seoul.
She has appeared in recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, and Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. She has performed concertos at the 92nd Street &, the Aspen Music Festival and the Seoul Art Center. Ms. Kim has been seen on NBC”s ‘Today Show’ with Jane Pauly and on ‘City Arts’ on PBS, where she appeared with Glen Dicterow, Robert Spano and Synton Marsalis. Ms. Kim received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Mannes School of Music, where she studied with Nina Svetlanova and Edward Aldwell. She is currently on the College Division piano faculty at Mannes.