Recently listed as one of Classic FM’s Top 30 Artists under 30, Esther Yoo is a Deutsche Grammophon Artist and has released two concerto albums with the Philharmonia Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy, and an album as part of the Z.E.N. Trio who met on the BBC New Generation Artist scheme in 2015 and perform regularly together. She also featured on the soundtrack to the internationally released film On Chesil Beach.
The first ever Artist in Residence with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018, Esther Yoo came to international attention in 2010 when she became the youngest prize-winner of the 10th International Sibelius Violin Competition at aged 16. She went on to become one of the youngest ever prize-winners of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 2012.
Yoo’s 2019/20 season includes her solo debut at Aspen Music Festival, a US recital tour with the Z.E.N. Trio, and concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia and BBC NOW. She will also make her debut with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and give performances in Japan and Spain.