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27-year-old Korean American violinist named concertmaster for prestigious Hamburg Philharmonic

concertmaster is Korean

A Korean American violinist has been appointed as the concertmaster for the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra (Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg), an internationally renowned symphony orchestra based in Germany. 

A concertmaster rises: Daniel Cho, 27, is taking on the leadership role after being selected by General Music Director and Chief Conductor Kent Nagano following an audition attended by other orchestra members, reported Korea Times. The announcement came from Sejong Soloists, a string ensemble Cho is part of.