Tristan Lee is an Australian pianist currently residing in England. Since making his London debut at the Wigmore Hall in 2009, he has been enjoying a busy performing schedule internationally. Recent engagements include performances in England, Wales, Scotland, Italy, Lithuania, France, the Netherlands, Cuba and Australia.

Highlights for 2011 have included a tour of the UK with his piano trio (consisting of Icelandic violinist, Eva Thorarinsdottir and Dutch cellist, Joris van den Berg) culminating in a recital at London's Wigmore Hall in October; in December he will be soloist in a performance of Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto with the Northumberland Symphony Orchestra in Newcastle.

In Australia Tristan Lee has performed recitals for the Melba Festival and the Diamond Youth Series, appeared as concerto soloist with the Zelman Symphony Orchestra and the Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra, and has been broadcast numerous times on television and radio. His competition successes include being a major prize winner in the Southern Highlands International Piano Competition 2009, first prize and the gold medal winner in the Australian Youth Piano Recital, Dandenong Festival 2008, as well as first prize in Prix Scarbo, Manchester 2009.

Tristan Lee gained a Master of Music Performance (with Distinction) from the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester) in 2009, having graduated the year before with a Bachelor of Music (First-class honours) from the University of Melbourne, where he was Musician in Residence and Music Tutor at St Hilda's College. His past teachers have included Graham Scott and Glenn Riddle. He is currently under the mentorship of Leslie Howard and Benjamin Frith. Tristan Lee's studies have been generously supported by the Royal Northern College of Music, the Katherine Kearns Scholarship 2009, and the Ian Potter Cultural Trust 2010.

Tristan's program is as follows:

Liszt - Légende No.1, S.175

Beethoven - Sonata No.23 in F min, Op. 57                            

Leslie Howard - Two preludes, Op.25

Prokofiev - Sonata No.7 in B?, Op.83     


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