Duo Nouveau in Concert

Young Sook Lee, Cello

Yoojin Lee, Piano

Sunday, October 30

3:00 PM

M. Steinert & Sons
The Natick Mall
1245 Worcester Street – Route 9
Natick, Mass.

You are cordially invited to attend a very special concert event at our Natick Mall Performance Center as we welcome Duo Nouveau on Sunday, October 30.

duo-nouveauDuo Nouveau began to form their musical partnership together since 2010 at The Daejeon Chamber Music Festival hosted by Korean Broadcasting System in South Korea. As they were continuing their studies at Boston University, they played in many recitals and masterclasses with Anthony di Bonaventura, Michael Reynolds, Robert Merfeld and Mihai Tetel. Their performances also include, American Protege Piano and Strings Winners Concert at Carnegie Hall(NYC) and Arts Outreach Initiative at BMC(Boston).

Admission to this concert is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve your place by visiting here or by calling (508) 655-7373.


Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Arpeggione Sonata for Cello and Piano in A minor, D.821

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio

III. Allegretto

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Adagio and Allegro, op.70 


Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Sonata for Cello and Piano in D major, Op.58

  1. Allegro assai vivace
  2. Allegretto scherzando

III. Adagio

  1. Molto allegro e vivace


Young Sook Lee, a native of South Korea has appeared as an acclaimed soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician throughout North America and in Asia. Beginning playing the cello at the age of ten, she studied with emeritus professor Chung Shim Baik at Seoul National University in Korea and continued her studies at New England Conservatory and received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University. She participated as a fellow musician at Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival and performed under the baton of world renowned maestros including Charles Dutoit, Christoph von Dohnányi, and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. She has won numerous competitions, awards in US and Asia and recently performed as a soloist with Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. Throughout her musical carrier, she has performed at various venues including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, UN Center and Boston Symphony Hall and was invited to Peabody Institute Library and Brookline public library concert series. Currently, Mrs. Lee is engaged with Symphony New Hampshire and Hwaum Boston Chamber Orchestra.

Yoojin Lee, began playing the piano at the age of 5. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Sookmyung Womens University in South Korea, where she studied with professor Hae-Jeon Lee. Yoojin continued the study of Master’s degree at Manhattan School of Music receiving the President’s Award under Dr. Marc Silverman. She began her Doctoral degree at Boston University under professor Anthony di Bonaventura and is currently pursuing under professor Pavel Nersessian. Yoojin has won numerous competitions such as, The Music Educations News Competition, Han-Eum Competition, The National Students Competitions, The Lilian Fuchs Chamber Music competition and so on. She has performed with Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, in Czech Republic and Andiemusik Philharmonia in South Korea. She has also appeared in The Lives of the Piano Series- Mendelssohn 200th Anniversary Concert in Manhattan School of Music, The Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition Winners Concert and ALEA III (Contemporary Music Ensemble in residence at BU).