Daegu City appointed Kim Bom-sori, a violinist who joined the world’s top artists line through active activities on world classical stage, as an ambassador for Daegu, the UNESCO Creative City of Music on Thursday, July 1st.
Kim Bom-sori is a rising star violinist from Daegu city who has completed her Master’s degree and Artist Diploma courses at Juilliard College of Music, and has won awards at international competitions such as the Munich ARD Competition, Hanover Competition, Tchaikovsky Competition, and Vienniawski Competition.
In particular, she is a classical music performer who has a great understanding and affection for the cultural and artistic environment of Daegu City. Recently Kim Bom-sori signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon (DG), a world-renowned record label, as an exclusive artist. The release of the Deutsche Grammophon album is an honor granted only to the top performers.
Hong-ho Chae, Deputy Mayor of Daegu City said, “Thank you for becoming an ambassador for your hometown Daegu city despite your busy schedule. The appointment of Kim Bom-sori, the most notable violinist on the world classical stage, as the Ambassador of UNESCO City of Music Daegu is very meaningful.” He said, “I expect it will be a great help in promoting Daegu, the city of music on the world stage.”
Kim Bom-sori said, “I am honored to represent Daegu, the city where I grew up. I always wanted to do something for my hometown, and I will do my best for the promotion of a culture through music.”
Kim Bom-sori will work on the world stage for the next two years. She generously agreed to use her talent and status to help focus the world’s attention on the work of Daegu UNESCO creative city of music.