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Tim Park

Tim Park,  (Germany)

Cellist Tim Park has been praised for his energetic and exhilarating performances as well as for his expressive and beautiful sound. Enjoying a multifaceted career, performances as concert soloist, orchestral and chamber musician has brought Tim to concert halls and stages in over 20 countries.

Tim has performed with the New York Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin, Berliner Symphoniker, Philharmomie Sudwestfalen, Tel-Aviv Camerata, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian National Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, as well as orchestras in Korea including the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra and the Asia Philharmonic Orchestra under conductors such as Myung Whun Chung, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Dmitri Jurowski, Leonard Slatkin, Gerard Schwarz, Theodore Kuchar, Nabil Shehata and Eduard Topchjan.

In 2013, Tim was awarded the Grand Prize of the Washington Award S&R Foundation which led to performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Strathmore Hall in Baltimore, as well as a performance of the Dvorak Concerto with the New Orchestra of Washington.

An avid recitalist and chamber musician, Tim has collaborated with some of today’s leading artists at music festivals worldwide. He has been a performer at the Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, Intonations Festival in Berlin, Salzburg Festival, Schleswig- Holstein Musik Festival, Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele, Lucerne Festival, Bürgenstock Festival, International Pharos Chamber Music Festival in Cyprus, Santander Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, International Chamber Music Festival a l‘Emperi in Salon, France and the Le Pont Music Festival in Ako and Himeji Japan.

The distinguished musicians with whom he has collaborated with include Sergey Babayan, Daniel Barenboim, Elena Bashkirova, Andras Schiff, Sunwook Kim, Yuja Wang, Kolja Blacher, Boris Brovtsyn, Renaud Capucon, Clara Jumi Kang, Nikolaj Znaider, Nabil Shehata, Francois Leleux, Emmanuel Pahud, Jörg Widmann, Andreas Ottensamer and Till Bronner.

Born to Korean parents, Tim Park began music studies at the age of eight. At the age of eleven he entered the Juilliard School of Music in New York. During his studies he won first prizes at national and international competitions which subsequently led to his concerto debut with the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra at the age of thirteen and his New York recital debut a year later. 

He later pursued medicine and music studies at Yale University. At the invitation of cellist David Geringas, Tim moved to Germany and completed his degrees at the Musikhochschule Lübeck and the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ in Berlin, Germany. Tim has also participated in masterclass and lessons with the cellists Boris Pergamenschikov, Janos Starker, Steven Isserlis, Phillipe Muller, Arto Noras, as well as the Tokyo String Quartet and the LaSalle String Quartet.

Tim performs on a cello made by Gennaro Gagliano of Naples built in 1740.