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Hee-Young Lim makes her splendid recording debut with French Cello Concertos / CHALKED up Reviews

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Hee-Young Lim is a gifted cellist that was born in Seoul. In-demand as a soloist, she has in recent years performed with distinguished ensembles including the Deutsche Berlin Chamber Orchestra, the Budapest Radio Philharmonic, the Warsaw National Philharmonic, the Jenaer Philharmonie, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the KBS Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Symphony Orchestra, the Baden-Baden Philharmonie, the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, the Bandung Philharmonic, the Korean Chamber Orchestra, the Incheon Symphony Orchestra, the Ningbo Symphony, Zagreb Soloists and many others. Teaching has been a very significant aspect of Hee-Young's career. She has hold master classes at Seoul's Ewha University, Rotterdam Conservatory, Paris Reuil-Malmaison Conservatoire, and Jakarta University, among others.

Lim makes her splendid recording debut with this exploration of French masterpieces on the Sony Classical label with an album titled, French Cello Concertos. She brings her deeply gifted musicianship to three great cello concertos: the melodicism of Saint-Saëns, the dramatic, Spanish-infused rhythms of Lalo, and the modern harmonic inflections of Milhaud. As if that was not enough, Lim includes two stunning encores:  Offenbach's "The Tears of Jacqueline" and Massenet's "Meditation" from Thaïs. Lim's singing tone on the cello is brought out by her flawless technique and passionate articulations.

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