Inn-hyuck Cho, clarinet
Inn-hyuck Cho, born in South Korea, joined the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra this season as Principal Clarinet. Previously, he was Principal Clarinet of the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Switzerland after serving in one of the oldest European orchestras, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Switzerland. Mr. Cho has also performed as a guest with The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Zurich Tonhalle orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Zurich Philharmonia, Radio France Philharmonic orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Bavarian Radio, and Luzern Symphony Orchestra.
He proved his talent as a laureate of the Carl Nielsen International Music Competition and Debussy international clarinet competition. He is also a member of the Alma Woodwind Quintet, 1st prize winner of International Woodwind Quintet Competition “Henri Tomasi” in Marseille, France.
Mr. Cho studied at the Korean National University of Arts and Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique de Paris with Prof. Michel Arrignon and Prof. Pascal Moragués.