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"American violinist Esther Yoo performed to an utterly spellbound audience at Aberdeen's Music Hall last night. Glazunov's violin concerto in A minor provided the ideal showcase for Ms. Yoo's myriad talents"
Andrew Youngson, The Press and Journal (Aberdeen)
"..a wonderful performance of Alexander Glazunov's Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82, with rising star Esther Yoo, who at nineteen years old already has an impressive performing career."
David Smythe, Bachtrack
"In Yoo's hands, [Prokofiev's second violin concerto] turned into an engagingly fresh work: it was singing lyrically and [was a] beautifully long, shining and pliant cantilena with joyfully playing, sparking rhythms..."
Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki
"Next on the program was Glazunov's Violin Concerto, performed with great passion by 18-year-old soloist Esther Yoo. [...] which sounds magnificent, the music Yoo brings forth is [...] almost creamy. And Yoo is good. Very good."
Ugenda, Netherlands
"This very young violinist has fully proven her growing reputation as an outstanding artist. Thanks to be her beautiful sound, impeccable intonation, dazzling technique and, most of all, deep musicality, her Sibelius was a real feast for the ears. Her interpretation was also a breath of fresh air."
Dziennik Polski
"The Caprice No. 1 in E major for solo violin by Paganini which Esther Yoo played for us as an "encore" after the Beethoven concerto, heated the place white-hot. This young violinist of not yet 18 is undoubtedly extraordinary."
Le Republicain Lorrain
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Esther Yoo joins the Philharmonia Orchestra and Vladimir Ashkenazy on South American tour in September 2014.