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Z.E.N Trio Australia Tour

ZEN Trio Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee), Esther Yoo and Narek Hakhnazaryan performed music by Brahms, Babajanian and Dvořák, which they recorded together for Deutsche Grammophon. Their program also included a…

New Beginnings

This summer, Esther Yoo graduated from The Royal College of Music, where she received a Masters degree with First Class Honours, Distinction. In her own words,"In life, and especially as…

‘breathe’ with Chad Lawson Out Now

Esther Yoo joins pianist Chad Lawson on a new recording, breathe, released on September 23 on Decca Records US. Featuring solo piano compositions, chamber music and orchestrated arrangements, breathe is a…

Sibelius with the Cincinnati Symphony

Esther Yoo joins the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on November 18 and 19 as guest soloist for Sibelius’s Violin Concerto. Conductor Dalia Stasevska also leads the orchestra in Missy Mazzoli’s Sinfonia…

Australian Tour with the Z.E.N. Trio

This summer, Esther Yoo and the Z.E.N. Trio embark on a tour of Australia. Esther joins friends Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) and Narek Hakhnazaryan to perform music by Brahms, Babajanian,…

Performing at the Aspen Music Festival

On July 5, Esther Yoo performed a recital with Z.E.N. Trio member and pianist Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) as part of the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. For her third appearance…

Hollywood Hits with the Ontario Philharmonic

In June, Esther Yoo joined the Ontario Philharmonic for an evening of Hollywood classics by John Williams, Ferde Grofe and Jerry Bock. The evening, part of the orchestra’s pops series…

Concerts with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias

Esther Yoo traveled to Spain in June for performances at the Teatro Jovellanos in Gijón and the Auditorio Príncipe Felipe in Oviedo. As soloist, Esther joined the Symphonic Orchestra of…

Esther shares a “hack” for playing chord pizzicato clearly and effectively.

Esther uses a passages from Vaughan Williams’s “The Lark Ascending” and the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto to give tips for high positions on the E-string.