Inn-hyuck CHO, born in South Korea, is currently Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Prior to joining the Met orchestra, he was Principal Clarinet of the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Switzerland which is one of the oldest European Orchestras, after serving with the 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, Luzern Symphony Orchestra.
He proved his talent as a laureate of the Carl Nielsen International Music Competition and Debussy International Clarinet Competition. Also he is a member of the Alma Woodwind Quintet, which won first prize in the Henri Tomasi International Woodwind Quintet Competition in Marseille, France.
Mr. Cho studied in Korean National University of Arts and Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique de Paris with Michel Arrignon and Pascal Moragués.