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Yura Lee, Violin

Yura Lee, Violin


Born in South Korea in 1985, violinist/violist Yura Lee has enjoyed an exceptional career since coming to the United States in 1994. In recent seasons she has appeared with many prestigious orchestras, among them the New York Philharmonic, the Baltimore Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, among many others. The 1999-2000 season saw her Carnegie Hall debut with Leonard Slatkin and the National Symphony Orchestra.

In 2006, Ms. Lee was selected for the Pro Musicis International Award, and won first prize in the Leopold Mozart Competition, where she was also awarded the Mozart Prize, Mozart Medal, Jugendjury Prize, and the Public Prize. She was the fourth prize laureate at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and the second prize in the Premio Paganini Competition in Italy.

In the 2002-03 season, Ms. Lee gave recitals at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall and at nine celebrated concert halls in Europe: Wigmore Hall in London, Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Stockholm Konserthus, the Athens Concert Hall and the Cologne Philharmonie.

Ms. Lee began her violin studies at age 4 in Seoul, Korea. From 1994 to 2001, Ms. Lee studied at the Juilliard School of Music, under the late Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang. From 2001-2005, Ms. Lee studied with Miriam Fried and Paul Biss at Indiana University and the New England Conservatory of Music. This summer she studies at the prestigious Steans Institute for Young Artists at the Ravinia Festival. Ms. Lee plays the 1778 Joseph and Antonio Gagliano violin, on loan from Ravinia.

Performances by Yura Lee

Composer Title Date Action
Ludwig van Beethoven String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3 01/10/2012 Play Add to playlist
Felix Mendelssohn Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20 02/13/2012 Play Add to playlist
Johannes Brahms String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 02/01/2012 Play Add to playlist
Johannes Brahms String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 12/05/2011 Play Add to playlist
Paul Hindemith Viola Sonata Op. 11 No. 4 12/21/2011 Play Add to playlist
Anton Arensky String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 35 12/12/2011 Play Add to playlist
Franz Schubert Sonata in A minor D. 821 (Arpeggione) 12/08/2011 Play Add to playlist
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major, K. 301 01/24/2009 Play Add to playlist
Leoš Janáček Sonata for Violin and Piano 01/16/2009 Play Add to playlist
Paul Hindemith Viola Sonata Op. 11 No. 4 01/26/2009 Play Add to playlist

Yura Lee Concerts

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