Tony Lee


November 2, 1991


Nancy Weir Best Australian Pianist Prize: Sydney International Piano Competition (Sydney, Australia)
First Prize: Australian National Piano Award (Shepparton, Australia)
Second Prize: Keri Keri International Piano Competition (Keri Keri, New Zealand)
First Prize: Scriabin International Piano Competition (Paris, France)
First Prize: Lev Vlassenko National Piano Competition (Brisbane, Australia)

Tony Lee began his professional training in 2005 at the Australian Institute of Music with Professor Victor Makarov and completed his formal studies at Central Music School of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, under Professor Anatoly Ryabov. He earned his Bachelor of Music in Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Dr Paul Rickard-Ford. He earned his Master of Music in Performance from the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Olso, with Professor Michael Endres.


From 2014 to 2016, Tony was Soloist-in-Residence at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Belgium, under the direction of Maria-João Pires.


Tony has performed across the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the USA and has appeared as soloist with several orchestras including the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Ballet Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Chengdu Philharmonic Orchestra, Lanzhou Symphony Orchestra, Guangxi Symphony Orchestra, Samara Philahrmonic Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.



Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

III. Andante semplice

I. Gondoliera. Canzone del Cavaliere Peruchini (La biondina in gondoletta)

II. Canzone (“Nessun maggior dolore”). Canzone del Gondoliere nel Otello di Rossini

III. Tarantella da Guillaume Louis Cottrau. Presto e canzone napolitana

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

I. Allegro moderato
II. Minuet – Trio
III. Finale. Presto

III. Thumper
X. Romance
XII: Chorale

Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.9 Op.68 ‘Black Mass’
Isaac Albéniz: Navarra B.49

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus D.935 Op.142
Franz Liszt / Vladimir Horowitz: Danse Macabre S.555

I. Allegro moderato
II. Sostenuto e pesante
III. Allegro molto

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Polka de W.R.

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegro moderato

II. Scherzo. Presto

III. Andantino

IV. Allegro vivace

Fritz Kreisler: Caprice Viennois Op.2

I. Allegro non troppo

II. Allegro

III. Largo

IV. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro moderato

II. Lento

III. Moderato

IV. Allegro con brio

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito
II. Andantino semplice – Prestissimo
III. Allegro con fuoco