Artist Bio

Sean Lee, violin

Recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2016, violinist Sean Lee is one of today’s most exciting classical artists, with performances hailed by the New York Times as “breathtakingly beautiful.” His debut album on EMI Classics reached the top twenty of classical best sellers on iTunes. Having received prizes in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he has appeared as a soloist with the Jerusalem Symphony, Utah Symphony, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Westchester Symphony, Peninsula Symphony, and Juilliard Orchestra. As a recitalist, he has performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium, Italy’s Festival Paganiniano di Carro, and the Wiener Konzerthaus. An Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, he has performed with the Chamber Music Society at Alice Tully Hall, as well as on tour at the LG Arts Center in Seoul, Korea, St. Cecilia Music Center, and the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Lee currently teaches chamber music in the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School and joined the violin faculty of the Perlman Music Program in 2010. Sean Lee performs on a violin originally made in 1999 for violinist Ruggiero Ricci, by David Bague.
Sean Lee will perform in Concert Program III (July 20 and 22) and Carte Blanche Concert I (July 21).