Violinist David Kim is the concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
He also performs as a soloist. This weekend, he’ll be playing Sibelius's Violin Concerto with the Ohio Valley Symphony, and next fall, he’ll be playing the Brahms Double Concerto with the West Virginia Symphony.
We talked about the music he’ll be playing, his experiences leading the famed Philadelphia Orchestra strings, and the challenges and rewards of studying violin seriously from a very young age.
Also, we chatted about musical desserts, his recordings, and playing an expensive violin with cheap bows. Check it out: