Sang-Eun Lee, cello.
Described as “a prodigiously talented young artist with powerful technique and musical poise” (Washington Post), Sang-Eun Lee is the seventh recipient of Friends of Music Concerts’ Performance Award. She will perform with piano collaborator Chang-Yong Shin. A winner of the 2014 Young Concerts Artists International Auditions in New York City, she also has won prizes at the 2009 International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, and Germany’s Kronberg Academy Cello Festival, among others. She made her recital debut in Seoul at the age of 13, and has been featured on KBS (the Korean Broadcasting System. She currently attends the Curtis Institute, working with Peter Wiley and Carter Brey.
Her program will include:
Manuel de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole for cello and piano
Gaspar Cassadó: Suite for solo cello
Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro for cello and piano, Op. 70
Franz Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, Op. 821
Gaspar Cassadó: Dance of the Green Devil
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