Violist RICHARD YONGJAE O’NEILL is an Emmy Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient. He has appeared with the London, Los Angeles, Seoul, and Euro-Asian philharmonics; the BBC, KBS, and Korean symphonies; the Moscow, Vienna, and Württemberg chamber orchestras; with Kremerata Baltica and Alte Musik Köln, with conductors Andrew Davis, Vladimir Jurowski, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Highlights of this season include collaborations with Gidon Kremer, concertos with Kremerata Baltica and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, a European tour, a complete Beethoven String Quartet cycle with the Ehnes Quartet, and the 10th anniversary of DITTO, his chamber music project and festival in South Korea. As a recitalist, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, Louvre Auditorium, Salle Cortot, Madrid’s National Concert Hall, Teatro Colón, the Tokyo International Forum and Opera City, Osaka Symphony Hall, and Seoul Arts Center. A Universal Music/DG recording artist, he has made ten solo albums that have sold more than 200,000 copies combined. An artist on the roster of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, as well as Principal Violist of Camerata Pacifica, he frequently collaborates with the world’s greatest musicians including Emanuel Ax, Jeremy Denk, Leon Fleisher, Gidon Kremer, Warren Jones, Garrick Ohlsson, Menahem Pressler, Daniil Trifonov, James Ehnes, Boris Giltburg, Steven Isserlis, Edgar Meyer, and The Juilliard, Emerson, Borromeo, Symanovski String Quartets, among many others. He serves as Goodwill Ambassador for the Korean Red Cross, the Special Olympics, UNICEF, and OXFAM, runs marathons for charity, and serves on the faculty of the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.