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Krannert Center Events: 2022-2023 Season

About This Event


J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 903
Carl Vine: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1990)
Johannes Brahms: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5
Robert Muczynski: Desperate Measures (Paganini Variations), Op. 48 (1994)

Huijae (Esther) Lee is a South Korean pianist from Cheongju and has won numerous competitions in Korea, including the Young Soloists Competition and the Min Classical Music Competition in 2018. She also won Second Prize at the 22nd Korean Chamber Orchestra Competition in 2021 and received an honorable mention in the Krannert Debut Artist Competition in 2022. Additionally, Esther Lee was named the Illinois State MTNA Young Artist Piano Performance Competition winner and also selected as an alternate for the MTNA East Central Division Competition.

Ms. Lee is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree with Dr. Rochelle Sennet at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she is a recipient of the Ross Fellowship and State Fellowship and holds a piano lesson instructor position for the Illinois Community Music Academy.

Sunday, April 23rd 2023 at 3:00pm in the Foellinger Great Hall (Salon Style)

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.