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Stanislas Emanuel KIM

(*August 24, 1993 in Courbevoie, France)


studied in Paris with Raphaël Pidoux and Philippe Muller, in Hannover with Tilmann Wick and Leonid Gorokhov, and 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...

During his studies he received generous support from the German Academic Scolarship Foundation, the Gundlach Foundation and the Peter Fuld Foundation.

He is currently teaching at the Escuela Superior de Música de Extremadura.




Stanislas Kim is the First Prize winner of the 2023 International Klaipėda David Geringas Competition.

He is also a 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.

He is 2014 laureate (together with German pianist Marie Rosa Günter) of the Swedish International Competition and 2016 laureate of the Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon.


He has been invited to numerous festivals (such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Hitzacker Festival, Bachtage Würzburg or the Grieg Festival in Bergen), and enjoys performances as a soloist and chamber musician in many european and asian venues, with partners such as Midori, Sergey Dogadin, Tobias Feldmann, among others.

He has worked with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, the Filarmonica George Enescu, the Philharmonie Baden-Baden and other renowned orchestras.

Since 2022 he is principal cellist of the Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid.


Stanislas Kim plays a cello of the Vuillaume school, on loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

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