Artist Spotlight: Chee-Yun

Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music.

Not only is the violinist herself a legend but so is her violin. Chee-Yun plays the Stradivarius “Ex-Strauss” (Cremona, 1708), which is on loan through the generous efforts of the Samsung Foundation of Culture of Korea and the Stradivari Society of Chicago, Illinois. It is a 345 year old instrument that is astounding both in looks and sound. Watch the video to found out some surprising facts about the Stradivarius “Ex-Strauss”!