Berlin instals Korean concertmastermain
Jiyoon Lee, 25, last night won a unanimous vote of the violin section to be accepted as permanent concertmaster at Staatskappelle Berlin. She has been playing under probation in Barenboim’s orchestra since September.
Jiyoon plays a C. F. Landolfi, on loan from Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, Hamburg.
UPDATE: Winner of the 2016 Nielsen competition, she has a recording of the Nielsen concerto coming out next month on Orchid.