Who's who in the orchestra
Second Violin (Sub-Principal)
Joined the LPO in 2008
Jeongmin Kim was born in Seoul and began to play the piano and violin at the age of five. Following violin studies at the Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School, she was selected by Mr Young Uck Kim for early entrance to the College of Music in Detmold, Germany. She studied the violin with Thomas Brandis at the University of Arts in Berlin and chamber music with Christoph Poppen in Munich.
Jeongmin began her orchestral career with the Deutsche Oper in Berlin in 2000, and has also played in the Bavarian Radio Symphony and Bayerische Staatsoper orchestras. She has been a regular guest with the Camerata Salzburg and the Munich Chamber Orchestra. In 2006 she was appointed Principal First Violin of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Jeongmin joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2008.