Sunghae Anna Lim has performed extensively throughout the United States, Central America, Europe and Japan. She is a founding member of the Laurel Trio and, as violinist of the New Millennium Ensemble, Ms. Lim won the Naumburg Chamber Music Award and gave a debut recital at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. She is actively involved in contemporary music, premiering and recording numerous works by living composers. Recent highlights include the premier performance of the Second Violin sonata by the late Donald Martino and a recording of Alexander Steinert’s violin sonata of 1921. She has worked with conductor Robert Craft to record chamber works of Webern for the Naxos label.
DMA: Rutgers University;
Diploma: Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst "Mozarteum" in Salzburg;
BA: Harvard University (German History and Literature)
Studied with Sandor Vegh, Arnold Steinhardt, Gerhard Schulz, Louis Krasner.
Founding member of the Laurel Piano Trio (Tanglewood Ensemble-in-Residence, Artists-in-Residence of WQXR), member of the New Millennium Ensemble. Violinist of Richardson Chamber Players in Princeton. Premieres and recordings of numerous contemporary works. Performances throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Central America. Soloist with the Honolulu Symphony, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Princeton University Orchestra. Participant at Marlboro, Tanglewood and Ravinia Festivals, Open Chamber Music at Prussia Cove, Laurel Festival of the Arts, Wellesley Composers Conference, Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Portland Chamber Music Festival.
Recognition & Awards
Naumburg Chamber Music Award; ProPiano Competition; Concert Artists Guild Competition.
Recordings on Koch International, CRI, Centaur, Newport Classics, Bridge Records.