Stanislas Emanuel KIM
(*August 24, 1993 in Courbevoie, France)
studied in Paris with Raphaël Pidoux and Philippe Muller, and in Hannover with Tilmann Wick and Leonid Gorokhov. He is currently studying with Jens Peter Maintz at the Reina Sofía School of Music.
Stanislas has received the advice of David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Natalia Gutman, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Tabea Zimmermann, Ferenc Rados...
Since 2019 he is teaching at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.
Stanislas Kim is laureate of the George Enescu International Competition, the International Brahms Competition in Austria and the International Hindemith Competition in Berlin. He received in 2011 the Maggini Foundation Award and a special prize for his interpretation of Bach's Cello Suites.
In the same year he won the Gundlach Music Prize in Hannover. Since then he holds a scolarship of the Gundlach Foundation, of the Peter Fuld Foundation and of the Ottilie-Selbach-Redslob Stiftung.
He is 2014 laureate (together with German pianist Marie Rosa Günter) of the 8th Swedish International Competition and 2016 laureate of the 12e Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon.
The press praises in his playing « a brilliant technique, combined to an overwhelming musical impulse […] a flawless intonation and a bow full of fire […] a fascinating auditory experience ».
Stanislas Kim plays a cello of the Vuillaume school, on loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.
He has been invited to perform at numerous festivals (such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Bachtage Würzburg or the Grieg Festival in Bergen), and enjoys performances as a soloist and chamber musician in various european and asian countries.