Series: City Summer Sounds Music Festival
Judith Weir (b.1954) - I've turned the Page... (2007)
Unsuk Chin (b.1961) - Piano Etude No.1, 'in C' (1999, rev. 2003) and No. 5, 'Toccata' (2003)
Robert Schumann - Fantasie in C, Op.17
Born in Seoul, Korea, Jennifer Lee won a full scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she gained her Master's degree with Distinction and was awarded MMP (Guildhall Artist). She has succeeded in winning numerous prizes such as the Henderson Prize at the 8th Scottish International Piano Competition; the McCullum Prize at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition in London; Myra Hess Award (MBF Awards); 2010 Academie Internationale de Musique Maurice Ravel Prize; First Prize in the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition; Making Music Awards; and 2009 English Union Scholarship. She has given solo recitals throughout UK and abroad, in venues such as the Southbank Centre, Barbican, Birmingham Town Hall and LSO St. Luke's. She has appeared at the Yamaha Piano Concert Series in London, 2013 Illuminating Britten Event at the Barbican Centre, Winchester Festival, Ribble Valley International Piano Festival, LSO Discovery Afternoon Series, Stromstad Summer Music Festival (Sweden), Jeunesses Musicales Internationale in Spain and many more.
Jennifer has worked in masterclasses with Stephen Kovacevich, Emanuel Ax, Arie Vardi, Pascal Roge, John Perry, Bernard d'Ascoli and Dominique Merlet. Her major teachers include Martin Roscoe, Diedre Irons, Joan Havill and Thomas Hecht. She has received generous sponsorships from MB Adams Scholarship, Sheldon Awards, Tayler Wessing Company, Musicians Benevolent Funds and Creative New Zealand.
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1.10pm - 1.50pmWednesday 4th June 2014