Paros' Classical Music Festival Recital of young violinist Lana Yumi Lee
The young prodigy violinist Lana Yumi Lee gives the third concert of this year's 3rd Paros Classical Music Festival, on Saturday, September 6, interpreting works by Mendelssohn, Dubussy, Paganini and De Sarasate. She is accompanied, by American pianist, Nancy Goldenberg, artistic director of the Festival of Paros island.
Lana Yumi Lee is currently in her third year at the Juilliard School of Music of New York with Masao Kawasaki as a tutor. She began her violin studies at the age of nine and since then she has won important competitions, such as the Menuhin-Dowling, the Nova Vista Symphony, the Fremont California Philharmonic, the California State and National Federation of Music Clubs, and most recently, the California Youth Symphony.
She has made numerous solo appearances with acclaimed orchestras in the United States and abroad.
Who is Nancy Goldenberg
Founder and artistic director of the Paros Classical Music Festival, American-born Nancy Goldenberg, performs and lectures internationally. Trained at the Juilliard School, the Paris Conservatory and Salzburg's Mozarteum, she has been assistant conductor and coach at New York City Opera, head of the Department of Accompaniment at Florida State University and music professor at several US Universities.
She has also written two books on teaching piano to children. She lives in Frankfurt, Germany, and Paros island, Greece.
For the concert of Saturday, September 6, Lana Yumi Lee, performs the following works:
- Violin concerto in E minor, opus 64 (Felix Mendelssohn)
- Sonata for violin and piano in G minor (Claude Debussy)
- Cantabile (Niccolo Paganini)
- Carmen Fantasy after Bizet's Carmen (Pablo de Sarasate