Gibson Classical Series - Bora Kim, Lucia Ticho & Joonghun Cho

Gibson Classical Series - Bora Kim, Lucia Ticho & Joonghun Cho

Sun Mar 31, 2024 - 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Bora Kim, Violinist, has appeared as a soloist at many prestigious concerts including Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall. She is currently a string quartet member at all Candlelight Concerts in Toronto.

Joonghun Cho, Pianist, is a concert artist, chamber musician as well as a pedagogue. He has concertized widely giving performances across South Korea, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Slovakia, the UK, Canada, Japan and the United States in many prestigious venues. He has appeared as a soloist several times with orchestras such as Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Flint Symphony Orchestra, Kalamazoo Philharmonia and Brescia Master Orchestra.

Lucia Ticho, Violinist Toronto-based cellist Lucia Ticho enjoys an active career as a performer and teacher. She is currently a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and she has played with the Houston Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony, and the Classical Tahoe Orchestra. She has appeared as a soloist with the Rice University Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Sym-phony, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and other ensembles in the Chicago land area, where she was born and raised.

Oyla Ordine, a young artist, will be opening for this closing concert.
Olya Ordine, a remarkable young pianist, began her musical journey at the age of 4, guided by her mother and under the mentorship of Joonghun Cho over the past year. At just 6, she received a scholarship from the Canadian Contemporary Music Festival in Toronto, marking the start of her remarkable achievements.

Olya has participated in prestigious piano recitals and competitions, such as the North York Music Festival and Unionville Music Festival in 2023, showcasing her exceptional talent. Currently, she's preparing for her Grade 8 RCM exam, demonstrating her dedication to her craft. Her favorite piano genres include tango, polonaise, and sonatina.

Beyond the piano, Olya enjoys reading fantasy fairy tales, and is actively engaged in ballet, gymnastics, and swimming. She finds solace in the piano, where she can immerse herself in a piece and express herself through its melodies.

This Classical Concert Series is presented by The Gibson Centre and sponsored by Family Dental Care.