Christine Lim

Christine Lim

Christine Lim began violin studies at the age of three. In 2018 she received her bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Ida Kavafian. She is currently at the New England Conservatory of Music studying for her master’s degree with Soovin Kim and Paul Biss. Ms. Lim has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Suwon Philharmonic, the Gwacheon Philharmonic, the Rzeszów Philharmonic, the KBS Symphony, the Euro-Asia Philharmonic, the Kyunggi Philharmonic, and the South Bohemian Orchestra.  

Ms. Lim has won many prizes at major competitions, including First Prize at the International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal; Second Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians; Third Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists; and Fourth Prize at the Seoul International Music Competition. She has collaborated with such artists as cellist Gary Hoffman, Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Bass Harold Robinson, and French horn player Richard King. She has also participated in many well-known summer festivals including the Marlboro Music Festival, the Ravinia Festival, the Verbier Festival Academy, Music from Angel Fire, and the Aspen Music Festival.

Due to rapidly evolving developments, and in accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, all scheduled Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals, performances, and events through May 10, 2020, are cancelled. Learn more

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