Local Musical Wunderkind Josephine Kim Accompanied Moscow Ballet Principal Ballerina at San Diego’s Jacobs Music Center in 2018
Cellist Josephine Kim accompanied a prima ballerina in Saint-Saëns’ iconic “Dying Swan,” before a performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker on the 2018 Dove of Peace Tour at San Diego’s Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center. The performance was part of Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Musical Wunderkind.”
Josephine Kim, 15, is positioned first stand in the cello section of the New Youth Orchestra. She has won first place in many competitions including American Protégé International Competitions, where she played at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and the NYO Solo Competition. Moscow Ballet “Musical Wunderkind,” who perform in many cities on the 2018 tour, are Concerto Competition winners and the next generation of professional musicians. Through this program they have the rare opportunity of accompanying a world-class Principal Ballerina live before their hometown audience.