Mag. Sanghee Cheong

Mag. Sanghee Cheong

Sanghee Cheong started to play the violin at the age of 4. Since then, she has dedicated herself to becoming a professional violinist. At the age of 10, Ms. Cheong played the Mendelssohn Concerto with the Prime Philharmonic Orchestra, demonstrating her remarkable talent and musicality at a young age.

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As a result of her success in numerous national and international competitions, she has played with orchestras such as the Korean Symphony Orchestra, State Symphony Orchestra of St.Petersburg, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra MAV, Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra, Rome Symphony Orchestra, Nuernberg Symphony orchestra of Germany in various world-renowned concert venues, such as Smetana Hall, Rudolfinum in Prague, Hercules hall in Munich, Philharmonie in Berlin and Goldenseal in Musikverein in Vienna.

In February 2010, Cheong and the great cellist Mischa Maisky were invited by Nuürnberg Symphony Orchestra to play the Beethoven Triple Concerto. On July 16, 2011, she was invited to play the Concerto again with cellist Mischa Maisky and his daughter Lily Maisky with Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Český KrumlovInternational Music Festival which was filmed by Czech National Broadcast and released on live DVD.

Her first CD album was released by Sony Classical for which she recorded Mendelssohn and Beethoven violin concertos with Rome Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Cheong has completed her master degree at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and continued her study in Moscow with Prof. Sergey Kravchenko at Tchaikovsky Conservatory. From October 2016 she has been teaching at University for Music and Performing Art in Vienna.