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Morning Calm: week six

08 June 2019

Week 5 (Monday 10th - Friday 14th June) of the current season of Morning Calm continues with Chinese pianist, John Lee who will play music by Chen Peixin, Bach, Schumann, Chopin and Kreisler.

Lee is a recipient of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, pianist John Lee obtained his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Upon graduation, he is currently pursuing his master degree at the Royal College of Music where he was awarded the John and Marjorie Scholarship, under the tutelage of renowned Russian pedagogue Dina Parakhina.

Lee has won numerous prizes at various competitions over the past years. Recently in May 2018, he won the first prize in the CLAMO International piano competition, which brought him a further performance opportunity with the Murcia Symphony Orchestra in 2020. In the same year, he was also awarded the Hopkinson Gold medal in the Chappell Medal Piano competition at the Royal College of Music.

Throughout these years Lee has been selected to work with renowned pianists including Lea Agmon, Wu Han, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Tamas Ungar and Vladimir Ovchinnikov. He also performs frequently in Asia and Europe, around cities including Foshan, Murcia, Madrid and London.
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