Lee Trio - Piano, Violin & Cello
“The Lee Trio display impressive depth and precision in their musicianship, creating a sound that is both emotionally powerful and technically flawless.” - San Francisco Examiner
Award-winning Lee Trio consists of three virtuosic performers, educators, and sisters from San Francisco. Since their critically acclaimed debut in London’s Wigmore Hall in 2002, the Lee Trio have established themselves as one of the premier chamber ensembles on the international stage, captivating audiences worldwide with their gripping immediacy, freshness, and rich palette of tone colors.
With a unique blend of technical brilliance and emotional depth, the Lee Trio’s performances effortlessly navigate the intricacies of the classical repertoire while pushing the boundaries of contemporary music. Their passion for music and dedication to education make them not only skilled musicians, but also inspiring educators who have dedicated their lives to sharing their love of music with the world.
"It is not just their rich palette of tone colours that marks them out, but also the delicious sense of collusion that animates their ensemble playing. From the outset the players gripped the attention with the immediacy and freshness of their expression”
~ T h e S T R A D
JOAQUÍN TURINA (1882-1949)Circulo ~ Fantasia for Piano, Violin and Violoncello, Op. 91AmanecerMediodíaCrepúsculoLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1i. Allegroii. Adagio cantabileiii. Scherzo. Allegro assaiiv. Finale. Presto~intermission~EDMUND FINNIS (b. 1984)Through Vanished Arches (2021) (The Lee Trio commission and world premiere 2021)JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)Piano Trio No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 101Allegro energicoPresto non assaiAndante grazioso
Notes from Gary McLaughlin (222 Classical Programmer)
This opening classical concert of The222’s new season is one not to be missed. The LEE TRIO is three sisters who are each superb soloists yet play together with vivacious unanimity. They have moved audiences throughout the U.S, Europe, China and Ukraine.