=== Sun Ho Lee ===
Sun Ho Lee is a South Korean Pianist - born in 1988 in Seoul - began his musical career at the age of five, when he learned to play the violin. But already eight years old when he also took up the piano, it was clear that this instrument was his true calling. He has previously studied with Prof. Chong Pil Lim at the Korean National University of Arts in Korea and then in 2004, He went to Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover to further his studies with Professor Vladimir Krainev. Sun Ho Lee refined his virtuoso skills since 2004.
Since 2013 he continued his studies with Prof. Matti Raekallio and Prof. Olivier Gardon.
Especially the virtuosity is thrilled with the young Koreans Sun Ho Lee repeatedly his audience. Empathetic and technically brilliant man lay down his program into a unique listening experience. he was convincing in his previous musical career already diverse international juries renowned competitions:
In 2002 he won the 3rd prize at the 9th Missouri Southern International Youth Piano Competition in Joplin, in USA and in 2006 the 6th prize in 1st Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition in China. In 2008 he became the youngest semi-finalist at the 37th Maria Callas Grand Prix in Athens, Greece and the 2nd prize and special prize as the youngest finalist at the 25th International Piano Competition in Porto, Portugal. The highpoint of the career of Sun Ho Lee is the 5th prize at the world-renowned 57th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in 2009 in Bolzano, Italy.
In 2010, he got a special prize for Prokofiev's Best Interpretation in Piano Campus International Piano Competition and the following he was awarded e.V Young Korean Promising Pianist in Germany in 2012 and won the 2nd prize in PIANALE with 4 special prices, in Fulda and semi finalist in 16th Robert Schumann International Piano Competition in Zwickau.
2013 he won the 2nd prize Chopin International Piano Duo Competition Roma in Rome, Italy, and 2015, Grand Prix of the 1st Korea piano duo competition in Seoul, Korea, and 2 Special Prizes 6th Bialystok International Piano Duo Competition in Bialystok, Poland and 1 prize with 3 special prizes in 10th Schubert International Piano Duo Competition in Ruse, Bulgaria.
He has performed in many venues including the Seoul Arts Center, Kumho Art Hall,
Bechstein Hall, Young San Art Hall in Seoul, Shenzhen Grand Theatre in China, Megaron Concert Hall in Athens, Casa Da Musica in Porto, Gasteing in Munich, Uni Aula in Bonn.
Sun Ho Lee has appeared as a concerto soloist: the Shenzhen String Quartet, Shenzhen Symphony Orchstra, the Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Jessay Symphony Orchstra, Bolzano String Quartet, Jenaer Philharmonie Orchestra, Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonie Orchestra, Russe Philharmoniic Orchestra, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker Quartett etc.
He ia a keen chamber musician: chamber music highlights included several Concert with Violinist Hyuk Joo Kwun and Cellist Mark oh and Pianist Hae An Kim. and Next season will feature a Cello Duo Recital Tour with Geun Hye Kim in Jeonju and Busan, a piano duo Concert in Hanover, Kloster Miachelstein, Vienna, Piano Duo Festival in Gdansk and ‘March Music days festival’ in Ruse.
Sun Ho Lee and Hae An Kim will record for the Bulgarian National Radio on March 2016.
He participated in numerous master classes with Vladimir Krainev, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Joaquin Soriano, Michel Dalberto, Eliso Virsaladze, Arie Vardi, Elisabeth Leonskaya, Lilya Zillberstein,
Bernd Goetzke, Matti Raekallio, Einar Steen Nøkleberg, Gabriel Kwok, Akiko Ebi, Dina Yoffe, Olivier Gardon.