Yura Lee - viola & violin

Yura Lee
- viola & violin

 

 
 
 
Contact:
Antonia Paulus
Tel.: +49 (0)5121 9990767

 

 

Yura Lee studied at the Juilliard School (New York City), New England Conservatory (Boston), Salzburg Mozarteum (Austria), and Kronberg Academy (Germany). Her main teachers were Namyun Kim, Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, Thomas Riebl, Ana Chumachenko, and Nobuko Imai. She teaches both violin and viola at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Yura Lee was the only first prize winner awarded across four categories at the 2013 ARD Competition in Germany. She has won top prizes for both violin and viola in numerous other competitions, including first prize and audience prize at the 2006 Leopold Mozart Competition (Germany), first prize at the 2010 UNISA International Competition (South Africa), first prize at the 2013 Yuri Bashmet International Competition (Russia), and top prizes in Indianapolis (USA), Hannover (Germany), Kreisler (Austria), and Paganini (Italy) Competitions.

www.yuralee.com

Yura Lee - New York (USA)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Yura Lee - Berlin

Gemeinsam mit dem Deutschen Kammerorchester Berlin
Gija Kancheli: Chiaroscuro (Doppelonzert für Violine und Viola, gespielt von einer Person)

Location: Drive Forum, Berlin

Yura Lee - Boston (USA)

Boston Chamber Music Society

Yura Lee - Columbia (USA)

Chamber Music On The Main (Columbia, South Carolina, USA)

Yura Lee - New York (USA)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Tour

Yura Lee - São Bento do Sapucaí (BR)

Ilumina Festival

Yura Lee - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Chamber Music Festival

Yura Lee - Indianapolis (USA)

Guest Concertmaster of Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Yura Lee - Orange County (USA)

Laguna Beach Music Festival

Yura Lee - Falun (SWE)

Kammermusik

Vinterfest Musik i Dalarna

Yura Lee - Mora (SWE)

Vinterfest 

 

Yura Lee - Boston (USA)

Boston Chamber Music Society

Yura Lee - New York (USA)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Yura Lee - Boston (USA)

Boston Chamber Music Society

Yura Lee- Cincinnati

Concert & Masterclass at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music

Yura Lee - CD Aufnahme

Spectrum concerts recording project

Yura Lee - Boston (USA)

Boston Chamber Music Society

Yura Lee - New York (USA)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Yura Lee - Ciney (BEL)

Festival Resonances 

Yura Lee - Easton (USA)

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival 

Yura Lee - Cleveland (USA)

ChamberFest Cleveland

Yura Lee - Heimbach

Spannungen Heimbach

Yura Lee - Portland (USA)

Chamber Music Northwest 

Yura Lee - Seattle (USA)

Seattle Chamber Music Festival

Yura Lee - Port Townsend (USA)

Olympic Music Festival 

Yura Lee - Townsville (AUS)

Australian Festival of Chamber Music 

Yura Lee - La Jolla (USA)

La Jolla SummerFest 

Yura Lee - Bridgehampton (USA)

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival 

Yura Lee - Yeosu (KOR)

Yeosu Festival 

BIOGRAPHY 2018-2019

Violinist/violist Yura Lee is one of the most versatile and compelling artists of today. She is one of the very few in the world that has mastery of both violin and viola, and she actively performs both instruments equally. Her career spans through various musical mediums: both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, captivating audiences with music from baroque to modern, and enjoying a career that spans more than two decades that takes her all over the world.

Yura Lee was the only first prize winner awarded across four categories at the 2013 ARD Competition in Germany. She has won top prizes for both violin and viola in numerous other competitions, including first prize and audience prize at the 2006 Leopold Mozart Competition (Germany), first prize at the 2010 UNISA International Competition (South Africa), first prize at the 2013 Yuri Bashmet International Competition (Russia), and top prizes in Indianapolis (USA), Hannover (Germany), Kreisler (Austria), and Paganini (Italy) Competitions.

At age 12, Yura Lee became the youngest artist ever to receive the Debut Artist of the Year prize at the "Performance Today" awards given by National Public Radio. She is also the recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant given by Lincoln Center in New York City. Yura Lee’s CD with Reinhard Goebel and the Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, titled ‘Mozart in Paris’ (Oehms Classics) received the prestigious Diapason d’Or Award in France.

Yura Lee was nominated and represented by Carnegie Hall for its ECHO (European Concert Hall Organization) series. For this series, she gave recitals at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall and at nine celebrated concert halls in Europe: Wigmore Hall in London, Symphony Hall in Birmingham, Musikverein in Vienna, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Stockholm Konserthus, Athens Concert Hall, and Cologne Philharmonie.

As a soloist, Yura Lee has appeared with many major orchestras, including New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Monte Carlo Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, to name a few. She has performed with conductors Christophe Eschenbach, Lorin Maazel, Leonard Slatkin, Myung-Whun Chung, Mikhail Pletnev, among many others.

As a chamber musician, Yura Lee regularly takes part in the Marlboro Festival, Salzburg Festival, Verbier Festival, La Jolla SummerFest, Seattle Festival, Caramoor Festival, Ravinia Festival, Kronberg Festival, Aspen Music Festival, among many others. She has collaborated with many artists including Gidon Kremer, Andras Schiff, Leonidas Kavakos, Mitsuko Uchida, Miklós Perényi, Yuri Bashmet, Menahem Pressler, and Frans Helmerson. Yura Lee is currently a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York City, as both violinist and violist. She is also a member of the Boston Chamber Music Society.

Yura Lee studied at the Juilliard School (New York City), New England Conservatory (Boston), Salzburg Mozarteum (Austria), and Kronberg Academy (Germany). Her main teachers were Namyun Kim, Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, Thomas Riebl, Ana Chumachenko, and Nobuko Imai. She teaches both violin and viola at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Yura Lee lives in Portland, Oregon.I.

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Yura Lee & Isamael playing Schubert

Béla Bartók (Konzert für Viola und Orchester op. posth. (T. Serly).
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Leitung: Antonio Méndez
Video: hier
 
 
Carl Stamitz (Konzert für Viola und Orchester D-Dur, op. 1), Tigran Mansurian (Ode an den Lotus)
Zum Video: hier
 
Hindemith's Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.11, No.4 (Part 1)
Mit: Timothy Lovelace
 
Hindemith's Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.11, No.4 (Part 2)
Mit: Timothy Lovelace
 

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