“Park places the emphasis on velvet toned lyricism rather than pyrotechnical histrionics. She also plays with an unusually wide dynamic range, drawing the listener in with her imaginative phrasing..”
"...Vigorous playing in the Romantic showpieces!" BBC Music Magazine
"Soo-Hyun Park embraces all the challenges without turning a hair, expressive and poetic quality... Soo-Hyun Park’s playing is beautiful and full of character."
Born in Seoul and brought up in Vienna, Soo-Hyun Park began playing the violin at the age of seven.
She was unanimously awarded the "Priz Groupe Edmond de Rothshild" at the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad and her debut CD (with Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz directed by Nicholas Milton) came out on the label ONYX, which was top rated and recommended by numerous Music Magazines i.a. the Strad, BBC and the Gramophone Magazine.
Soo-Hyun Park is a several prize winner of international competitions, including the
International Competition Carl Nielsen-4th prize and the prize for best Danish Interpretation, Concours de Genève-3rd prize as Abel Quartet, International Competition Johannes Brahms-1st prize at the chambermusic section and 2nd prize at the solo violin section at the same time, International Violin Competition Fritz Kreisler-Specialprize, International Violin Competition Citta di Brescia- 3rd prize and Specialprice for the youngest finalist, International Violin Competition Viotti/ Valsesia-Viotti price.
Soo-Hyun has appeared as a soloist, as well as a chamber musician; as a member of Abel Quartet throughout Europe and Asia.
She appeared at various Festivals:
Festival Gstaad // Bronislaw Huberman Violin Festival // Musikfestival Heidelberger Frühling // Trema Sonore Festival in Mantova // Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival // Tartini Festival // Casalmaggiore Music Festival // Vielklangfestival in Tübingen // PODIUM festival in Mödling // Daejeon Chamber Music Festival Korea // Valdres festival in Oslo