Yura Lee, violin and viola, displays her mastery of both instruments in performing again with ChamberFest Cleveland. As soloist she has appeared with the Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Detroit Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Tokyo Philharmonic, among others. A member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Boston Chamber Music Society, she regularly takes part in the Marlboro, Salzburg Verbier, Kronberbg, Aspen and Caramoor festivals, La Jolla SummerFest, and Seattle Chamber Music Festival. She has collaborated with Gidon Kremer, Andras Schiff, Leonidas Kavakos, Mitsuko Uchida, Miklós Perényi, Yuri Bashmet, Menahem Pressler, and Frans Helmerson. Ms. Lee was the only first prize winner awarded across four categories at the 2013 ARD Competition in Germany. She took first prize and audience prize at the 2006 Leopold Mozart Competition, and first prize at the 2010 UNISA International Competition and 2013 Yuri Bashmet International Competition. At twelve, she was the youngest artist ever to receive the Debut Artist of the Year prize at National Public Radio’s “Performance Today” awards. She is also the recipient of Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Career Grant. She was represented by Carnegie Hall for its ECHO (European Concert Hall Organization) series, giving recitals at Weill Recital Hall and major halls in Europe. Her recording with Reinhard Goebel and the Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, Mozart in Paris, received the Diapason d’Or Award.
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