Mon-puo Lee
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- date of birth: 19 December 1993
– he studied at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía of Madrid in the Chair of Cello with Head Professor Natalia Shakhovskaya; since 2014 he is also a student of Ivan Monighetti
– from 2015 on, he is studying in the UDK of Berlin under Jens Peter Maintz
– he has collaborated with several orchestras as soloist like for example Chamber orchestra of Andrés Segovia, Tonyeong festival Orchestra, Orquesta Clásica a santa Cecilia
– he attended masterclasses held by Truls Mørk, Natalia Gutman, Gary Hoffmann, Frans Helmerson, Philippe Müller, David Geringas, Torleif Théeden, Kazimierz Michalik, Dmitri Bashkirov, Zakhar Bron, Günter Pichler, Ferenc Rados, Pamela Frank, Alexander Bonduriansky, Jerome Pernóo, Walter Levin, Lluis Claret and Asier Polo among others

Prizes: First Prize Pedro Bote Competition (2014); First Prize at VII International Competition Karl Davydov (2012); First Prize Young Talents Competition in Colmenar Viejo (Madrid, 2011)

Program

First Round
Piatti – Caprice op. 25 no. 2
Bach – Prelude from Suite no. 5
Haydn – Concerto no. 1 in C Major (Hob VII b:1)

Second Round
Schubert – Arpeggione Sonata
Ligeti – Sonata for Cello Solo

Semifinal
Enescu – Sonata in f minor (posthumous work)
Popper – Elfentanz, Spinning Song
Debussy – Sonata in d minor for cello and piano

Final
Dvorak – Cello Concerto op. 104 in b minor