김정혜 Jung Hae Kim

Harpsichordist


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BIOGRAPHY

한국태생의 하프시코드 연주자 김정혜는 미국피바디음악대학에서 학사 및 석사학위를 받았으며, 또한 오벌린 음대에서 하프시코드 고악기연주학으로도 석사과정을 마쳤고, 네덜란드 Sweelinck Conservatorium 에서 Gustav Leonhardt 및 Bob Van Asperen사사로 수학하였다.

김정혜는 미국,유럽,아시아 등지의 국제페스티벌에서 활발한 연주활동을 펼치고 있으며, 특히 로스엔젤레스 바로크오케스트라, 앙상블 미라벨,  무지카 안젤리카, 샌프란시스코심포니 오케스트라 등과 협연하였다.  특히 하프시코디스트 김정혜는 앙상블 미라벨과 함께 수 많은 음반과 디스코그라피를 발매하였으며, 김정혜의 독특하고 기발하며 서정적이면서도 유려한 연주스타일은 여러 매체로부터 수 없이 언급되고 극찬을 받고 있다.

Korean born Harpsichordist JungHae Kim earned her Bachelors degree in harpsichord at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD. She then earned a Masters in Historical Performance in Harpsichord at the Oberlin Conservatory before completing her studies with Gustav Leonhardt in Amsterdam on a Haskell Scholarship. While in The Netherlands she also completed an Advanced Degree in Harpsichord Performance under Bob Van Asperen at the Sweelinck Conservatorium.

Ms. Kim has performed in concert throughout United States, Europe and in Asia as a soloist and with numerous historical instrument ensembles including the Pierce Baroque Dance Company, the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, Music’s ReCreation, and Agave Baroque. She performed at the Library of Congress with American Baroque and frequently performs with her Bay Area period instrument group; Ensemble Mirable. As a soloist, Ms. Kim has performed with Musica Angelica, Brandywine Baroque, the New Century Chamber Orchestra, and with the San Francisco Symphony. Ms. Kim frequently teaches and performs at summer music

festivals throughout the world and in recent years has performed at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, the Music in The Vineyards Festival in Napa, Oregon’s  Britt Festival, and as a soloist at the Assisi Music Festival in Italy.

JungHae Kim’s performances have been described as inspired, fluid, engaging, emotionally exquisite, warm, and inviting. Her unique style blends a sparkling virtuoso technique with a gentle and lyrical sensibility that makes music of this genre instantly accessible to the modern ear.

With Ensemble Mirable, Ms. Kim has released a number of fine chamber music recordings including Six Cello Sonatas by Jean Zewalt Triemer; Conversations Galantes, the music of Louis Gabriel Guillemain; and Influenza Italiana, glorious music of the Italian baroque and of composers influenced by the Italian style. She has also produced a solo recording of English Virginal Music (The Virginalists), soloed on four of J.S. Bach’s 13 harpsichord concertos with Brandywine Baroque Orchestra on a recording entitled; Johann Sebastian Bach Complete Harpsichord Concertos on Antique Instruments, released on the Plectra label, and produced an exquisite collection of harpsichord works by D’Anglebert entitled; Jean Henri D’Anglebert Pièces de Claveçin (1689). For information on how to obtain all of these superb recordings please visit the Discography tab on this website.

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