Gomyo joins the roster for general worldwide management

Karen Gomyo 4, c. Irène Zandel

Karen Gomyo © Irène Zandel

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IMG Artists has announced the signing of violinist Karen Gomyo to its roster for general management. Gomyo will be represented by Agnieszka Mikus and, in association with Enticott Music Management, Kathryn Enticott.

’I am thrilled and honoured to be joining the IMG Artists family, in association with Enticott Music Management, collaborating with two of the most brilliant managers, Agnieszka Mikus and Kathryn Enticott,’ said Gomyo. ’I feel extremely grateful to have found an artistic home within this wonderfully enthusiastic, open-minded, forward-thinking, and compassionate team. With their unparalleled leadership and team spirit, combined with their curiosity and understanding of the individual artist’s needs and visions, I couldn’t ask for better partners to embark on this new journey with!’

Born in Tokyo, Gomyo began her musical career in Montreal and New York, She studied with Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School before continuing her studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and New England Conservatory.

Highlights of recent seasons include Gomyo’s subscription debuts with the New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Orquesta Nacional de España, the Czech Philharmonic and Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. She also returned to the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Paris under Mikko Franck and the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln with Cristian Macelaru.

’It is an immense pleasure for us to begin our work with Karen Gomyo, a violinist of astonishing musical depth and creativity,’ said Mikus and Enticott. ’We have been inspired by the countless ideas we have exchanged since our first meeting with Karen.  She is a brilliant communicator, both on and off the concert platform and we are so happy to be a part of her professional journey,  bringing her vision and ambitions to fruition.’

This season will see her debuts with both the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig with Semyon Bychkov and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland with Lio Kuokman.  She will return to the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra with frequent collaborator Jakub Hrůša; Mozarteumorchester Salzburg; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Gulbenkian; Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao; Vancouver Symphony; and Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmanian and West Australian symphony orchestras.

Known for her commitment to contemporary music and new commissions, Gomyo will give the world premiere of Xi Wang’s Dallas Symphony Orchestra commission, Year 2020: Concerto for Trumpet, Violin and Orchestra with the Orchestra, trumpeter Tine Ting Helseth and conductor Fabio Luisi in February 2024.