A Tempo: An Interview with Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster David Kim

May 3, 2018

Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster David Kim leads a masterclass with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra in May 2016.

With graduation season underway, A Tempo this week begins a short series of conversations with accomplished musicians who are giving back to young artists or imparting their wisdom at Commencement ceremonies. This Saturday (4/5 at 7 pm) host Rachel Katz chats with Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster David Kim, who frequently performs with youth and community orchestras and will be the soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with West Windsor, NJ-based Sinfonietta Nova on Sunday May 6. They'll talk about his commitment to working with musicians of all ages and abilities and his thoughts on the future of classical music. 

Credit Allie Skylar Photography