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Esther Yoo Shines in Sibelius at Pacific Symphony

In October 2023, Esther joined Pacific Symphony in Costa Mesa for three performances of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto. Guest conductor Christian Kluxen took the podium at Segerstrom Concert Hall to lead a program that also included Boulanger’s D’un soir triste and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.

Culture OC reviewed, saying “Yoo, winner of a couple of prestigious competitions, and already well-established in the recording studio and international circuit, chose Sibelius’s Violin Concerto as her vehicle. And quite a vehicle it proved to be, perfect for displaying her gorgeous tone, her prodigious technique (wow, the finale flew), and her bejeweled phrasing. The thing went off without a hitch…”

Read the Culture OC review here.