An Evening In With…Taek Gi Lee
Hastings International Piano presents a series of online short concerts.
In these times when the livelihood of our musicians is at risk, we are launching this series to support the careers of our prizewinners and will be paying them a performance fee.
Join us on Friday 19th June for An Evening In With… the 2014 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition winner Taek Gi Lee.
S. Rachmaninoff- Etude Op.39, No.3
S. Prokofiev- Piano Sonata No.7
ABOUT TAEK GI LEE
Taek Gi Lee was born in Seoul on September 16th, 1996.
He began his piano study at the age of six. After winning numerous national competitions, including the Samick Backstein Piano Competition and the Suri Music Competition, Taek Gi gave his first debut recital as a part of Kumho Prodigy Concert Series at the age of thirteen. Two years later he got accepted to Julliard School’s Pre-College division and moved
During his studies in Julliard, he became a laureate of many international competitions such as the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, the International Franz Liszt Competition for Young Musicians, the Val Tidone International Piano Competition, the Toronto International Music Competition, and the Seoul International Music Competition.
In 2014, he won the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition as the youngest competitor and was highly acclaimed by Dame Fanny Waterman who was on the jury for the final round. After that, he made his successful debut in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Consequently, he performed in many venues located in Europe and America.
After winning numerous competitions, he has been selected as a recipient of scholarship from Daewon Cultural Foundation in Seoul and was invited to perform in a large number of celebrated venues including Fairfield Halls (London), Salle Cortot (Paris), Lincoln Center (New York) and more.
Taek Gi is currently continuing his musical studies at Curtis Institute of Music with Prof. Robert McDonald