Hyung Suk Bae
Hyung Suk Bae is currently the acting Principal Cellist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and teaches at the
University of Queensland and Queensland Conservatorium. From Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Harris Theater in
Chicago to the iconic Sydney Opera House, Hyung’s performances have reverberated across the globe, enchanting audiences with his multifaceted artistry as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, and orchestral player.
Hyung has collaborated with musicians such as Pinchas Zukerman, Charmian Gadd, and the Australian Piano
Quartet and has performed as guest Principal Cellist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony
Orchestra, Opera Australia Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Renowned for his ability to transcend mere technical
excellence, he creates emotionally resonant musical experiences that touch the hearts of his audience, as lauded
by the Gisborne Herald. A distinguished alumnus of The Juilliard School, Hyung Suk Bae was awarded full scholarships
for both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees under the mentorship of Joel Krosnick, former cellist of the
renowned Juilliard String Quartet.
Hyung performs on two cherished instruments, the Giovanni Grancino cello dating back to c. 1700 and the Honoré Derazey cello from c. 1833.