With Noreen Polera, piano
STRAVINSKY - Suite Italienne
CRUMB - Sonata for solo cello
BRAHMS - Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
RACHMANINOFF - Sonata in C minor, Op 19
“Her playing is flawless with perfectly produced sound. This is a fearless, powerful artist.”
– Gaesuk Magazine
21-year-old cellist Sang-Eun Lee won the 2014 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and First Prize at the 2014 YCA Auditions in Seoul, Korea, and at 15, she won First Prize at the 2009 Johansen International Competition in Washington, D.C., Second Prize at the 2009 International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, and the Young Musician Prize of the Emanuel Feuermann Competition in Berlin. She was also awarded Germany’s Kronberg Academy Cello Festival’s 2009 Ingrid zu Solms Culture Prize.
She has been invited to perform as a soloist with Korea’s leading orchestras including the Seoul Philharmonic, Suwon Philharmonic, Prime Philharmonic, Korea National University of Arts Orchestra, the Gangnam Symphony and GMMFS orchestras. She made her Seoul recital debut at the age of 13 on the Kumho Prodigy Concert Series and has given recitals at the Blue House in Seoul and the Musée du Louvre in Paris. Ms. Lee has been featured on KBS (the Korean Broadcasting System).