DCINY PRESENTS PIANIST AND STEINWAY ARTIST WARREN LEE AT CARNEGIE HALL

DCINY PRESENTS PIANIST AND STEINWAY ARTIST WARREN LEE AT CARNEGIE HALL

Lee’s concert program offers an array of works including Busoni’s arrangements of Bach, Tan Dun, Beethoven, Chopin, as well as a composition by the performer himself

Friday, September 23, 2016 — For immediate release - New York, NY – On November 17 at 8PM, internationally acclaimed Chinese pianist Warren Lee makes his DCINY Artist Series debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall with a solo piano recital featuring the music of Bach-Busoni, Tan Dun, Beethoven, Chopin and Lee himself.

“superb pianism…wonderful sense of colour and…
impeccably controlled articulation…dazzling virtuoso fingerwork…”
-Strait Times

A Steinway Artist, Warren is also an award-winning and internationally published composer. He received the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in Hong Kong in 2012 and was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) in 2015 for his significant contribution to the music profession.

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and Yale School of Music, Warren Lee’s artistry has brought him to four continents, gracing stages of all sizes and forms and in collaboration with international artists and leading orchestras. His discography includes multiple albums on Universal Music (Hong Kong) and Naxos Music, and has garnered rave reviews worldwide. As an educator off the stage, Warren is the Music Director of St. Paul’s Co-educational College, which was the recipient of the Yale Cultural Leadership Citation in 2016. Since 2015, he has also been the host of the popular radio series, "Piano Examinations" on RTHK Radio 4.

PROGRAM

BACH-BUSONI: Chorale Prelude, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
BACH-BUSONI: Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004
TAN DUN: Eight Memories in Watercolour
WARREN LEE: Three Novelettes
BEETHOVEN: Sonata in E major, Op.109
CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op.60
 

LISTING INFO

DCINY PRESENTS PIANIST WARREN LEE
Thursday, November 17
8:00PM
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Warren Lee, piano
https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/11/17/0800/PM/Warren-Lee-Piano/
More information about the concert: https://www.dciny.org/concerts/257302-2/
 

About Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY)

Founded in 2007 by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, with its first public concert presented on January of 2008, DCINY is a leading producer of dynamically-charged musical entertainment in renowned venues. With its unforgettable, world-class concert experiences, empowering educational programs, and global community of artists and audiences, DCINY changes lives through the power of performance. Commemorating their 10th Anniversary season in 2018, DCINY is proud to have presented life-changing performances for over 40,000 performers and 170,000 audience members since its inception. 

In addition to being selected three times to the Inc. 5000 listing, DCINY also recently received national recognition with the 2014 and 2015 American Prize in conducting – professional orchestra division to DCINY Artistic Director Jonathan Griffith and the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra, and the 2015 American Prize in Arts Marketing to DCINY General Director Iris Derke and the DCINY Team.

About The Bank of East Asia, Limited

Incorporated in 1918, BEA is Hong Kong’s largest independent local bank, with total consolidated assets of HK$756.6 billion (US$97.5 billion) as of 30th June, 2016. Listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the Bank is a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index.

BEA offers customers a comprehensive range of corporate banking, personal banking, wealth management, and investment services through an extensive network of more than 230 outlets covering Hong Kong and the rest of Greater China, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom, and United States. For more information, please visit any BEA branch or the Bank’s homepage at www.hkbea.com.

 

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This concert is sponsored in part by the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office New York and The Bank of East Asia, Limited.

 

 

Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office New York
Bank of Asia

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