Min Jin Kym: Gone — A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung Viking, 2017, 256pp When Min Jin Kym’s Gone came out, I mentally heaved a sigh of relief. Here’s one Korea-related book, I thought, among the dozens that will be published this year, that I don’t need to read. The story of how her […]
“This is the story of violinist Min Kym and what happened when her instrument was taken from her. It’s a tale of giddy love, devastating loss and the healing power of music.” Listen to the podcast here, with a summary on the Classic FM website here.
Nearly three years after it was stolen, and a few months after a false alarm in which people thought it had turned up in the possession of a Bulgarian gypsy, Korean violinist Min-jin Kym is reunited with her Stradivarius. Great news. Links: Missing Stradivarius found, BBC, 30 July 2013 Famed Stradivarius violin owned by Min-Jin […]
London-based violinist Min-Jin Kym had her 300-year-old Stradivarius stolen as she had a sandwich at Pret-a-Manger, Euston Station. Detectives believe an opportunist gang grabbed the bag without having any idea of its value. Min-jin: I hope you get your Strad back very soon! http://bit.ly/gLG9cd #
News of Min-jin Kym’s violin recital at the Wigmore tomorrow evening, 23 May. Min-Jin Kym violin Ian Brown piano Stravinsky Suite italienne arr. from Pulcinella for violin & piano Beethoven Violin Sonata in A Op. 30 No. 1 Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Op. 78 Bartók Rhapsody No. 1 The distinguished duo, Min-Jin […]