After winning the first prize at the prestigious 14th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition 2011 in Poznań, Poland, Soyoung Yoon is widely recognized as one of the greatest violinists of her generation. After beginning violin lessons at age five, she rapidly rose to stardom in her native Korea, winning the Music Chun-chu Competition, the Seoul Symphony Competition, the Republic of Korea Youth Music Competition, and the Unpa Music Award.
Much sought-after as a soloist, Soyoung has toured with orchestras including the Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen, London Mozart Players, Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Sinfonieorchester des Westdeutschen Rundfunks, National Radio Orchestra of Kiev, Russian National Orchestra, Belgian National Orchestra, Euskadiko Orchestra Spain, and the Trondheim Soloists. In close collaboration with eminent conductors including Mario Venzago, Gilbert Varga, Saulus Sondetzki, Muhai Tang and Justus Frantz, Gabriel Chmura. She has performed in world-renowned halls including Moscow’s Bolshoi Hall, the Moscow International House of Music, Tokyo’s Santori Hall, Tonhalle Zurich, Cologne Philharmonie, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, the Belgium Center for the Arts and the Seoul Center for the Arts.