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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Yesong Sophie Lee, 17 – Menuhin Competition 1st Prize Winner

17-year-old violinist, Yesong Sophie Lee, is quickly building an international following as an emerging young virtuoso of outstanding potential praised for her "seriousness and density of expression"

A student of Simon James and Shmuel Ashkenazi, Sophie is the recipient of a 2019 Salon de Virtuosi Career Grant and was awarded 1st prize at the 2016 Junior Menuhin Competition, in London, aged just 12.

Sophie's recent solo engagements include performances with the London Philharmonia, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestre des Cameristi de la Scala, Bremerton Symphony, Detroit Symphony and Calgary Philharmonic.

She currently performs on the 1687 "Ex-Bello” Antonio Stradivarius on generous loan from Rare Violins In Consortium Artists and Benefactors Collaborative. 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE NO. 2 IN F MAJOR | RUNE BERGMANN & CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 2020

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | PAGANINI CAPRICE NO. 4 | 2020

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE NO. 1 IN G MAJOR | RUNE BERGMANN & CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 2020

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | GRANTHAM | BLACK EYED SUZY | 2019

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE & DMITRI BERLINSKY | LECLAIR SONATA OP. 3 NO. 5 | 2019

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST YESONG SOPHIE LEE | KREISLER | RECITATIVO & SCHERZO | 2020

 

 

Name: Yesong Sophie Lee

Violin: 1687 Antonio Stradivari, on loan from Rare Violins in Consortium

Bow: Charles Peccatte

Strings: Thomastik endorsed artist performing on Thomastik Dominant

Accessories: Magic Shoulder Pad | Gustave Bernardel Rosin

Teacher: Simon James | Shmuel Ashkenasi

School: Henry M. Jackson High School

 

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