Dongryul LEE, composer


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Upcoming Events

May 9, 2021
Quaerendo Invenietis,” first movement from Unending Rose by Jupiter Quartet
Programmed at the 2021 SCI National Conference (on-line)

May 23, 2021
Dawn Chorus, written for Axiom Brass
Recording Session, University of Chicago Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

June 2021
Le Tombeau de Harvey for solo piano, [world premiere of revised/full version]
SICPP | Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice, Boston, MA

August 2021
[new work] for solo piano, Commissioned by Eugenia Jeong
Concert Stream – SOUND/SITES, A co-presentation of UChicago Presents and the Department of Music

Dec 2021
[new work] Concerto for 13 instruments
Grossman Ensemble
University of Chicago Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

[Rescheduled]
Hyperion Song Commissioned by the Callithumpian Consort
SICPP and the Callithumpian season 2021-2022
Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, US


Past Events


April 16, 2021
A finite island in the infinite ocean
for solo violin, Miranda Cuckson
Fromm Concerts online at Harvard
also featuring works by Natasha Barrett, Rebecca Saunders, and Jeffrey Mumford



March 2021
Unsmeared, like a bodiless horn, Matt Oliphant (Horn) and Hannah Collins (Cello)
The Grossman Ensemble Miniatures Concert, online
also featuring works by Martha Horst, LJ White, and Will Myers


February 2021
IRCAM/ SAT/ McGill University/ Université de Montréal
Presenter, “Spatialization, Orchestration, Perception” IRCAM Forum Workshop, Montreal, on my dissertation: A Thousand Bells: Acoustical Implementation of Bell Spectra Using the Finite Element Method and Its Compositional Realization


2020





The performance at the Schloss Theater in Rheinsberg was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Premiere of Unending Rose for string quartet
Kairos Quartett  
Saturday, Oct 3 2020 at 5 PM, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, Germany
Supported by the Presser Foundation and Arts Council Korea  

       

July 2020
Selected for the BabelScores reading panel 2020.


May 2020
Dongryul Lee is the Recipient of the 2020 Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship for Music.
College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois, US



February 16 - March 7, 2020
Associate Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts's Residency with Jennifer Higdon, Master Artist
New Smyrna Beach, FL, US


2019


A pre-concert talk, Harpa Concert Hall, New Music For Strings 2019, Reykjavík, Iceland

August, 2019
Fanfare for string sextet, Laura Liu, solo violin
New Music for Strings (NMFS), Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, Iceland


June, 2019
“The Thorn of the Sung Rose” from Unending Rose
MIVOS Quartet / June in Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, US


May, 2019
Goethe's Garden for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart
FMS2018 Call for Works [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWFtpEYKThs]
Programmed on Scorefollower (incipitsify) Youtube Channel


April, 2019
SYZYGY for 24-tone tuned horn and violoncello
Nicolee Kuester, Horn, Eric Moore, violoncello
Center for New Music, San Francisco / Pacific Union College, Napa County, US


2018


Award ceremony from Bartók World Competition, Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary


November, 2018
Le Tombeau de Harvey for solo piano,Balázs KÁLVIN
Bartók World Competition, Gala Concert,  Grand Hall, Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary

“Quaerendo Invenietis,” first movement from Unending Rose for string quartet Jupiter Quartet, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, US


October, 2018
Parastrata for 5 instruments, Contemporanea Ensemble
Taukay Edizioni Musicali Concert, Teatro San Giorgio, Udine, Italy

September, 2018
Parastrata for 5 instruments, 2018 SCI Student National Conference
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, US

July, 2018
“That the Lord will show to my dead eyes,” a study excerpt for string quartet
ConTempo String Quartet, Irish Composition Summer School 2018
Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin, Ireland


June, 2018
Contratactus in Stile Francese for “Baroque Trio-sonata” Ensemble
The Avanti! Chamber Orchestra
Sävellyspaja 2018 Composition Masterclass, Helsinki/Porvoo, Finland

Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments, The Callithumpian Consort
IDITAROD, Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice

February, 2018
Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments, S.E.M. Ensemble
Emerging Composers Workshop, Willow Place Auditorium, Brooklyn, NY


2017



November, 2017
Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments
Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa (Contemporary Music Group of Lisbon)
Cine Joaquim de Almeida Theater in Montijo, Portugal

August, 2017
Entanglement for alto-saxophone and piano,
Mathieu Leclair, alto saxophone, Ermis Theodorakis, piano
Reading session, 2017 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada



With Mario Davidovsky, Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, US

July, 2017
Parastrata for five instruments, Conference Ensemble, James Baker, Conductor
Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, US

Parastrata for five instruments, Ensemble Paramirabo
Le Domaine Forget, Saint-Irénée, Charlevoix, Canada

March, 2017
A presentation on “Fractal Microtonal Trees in Goethe's Garden,”
“Intonations: Music Near and Distant,” Manfred Stahnke, keynote presenter
The University of Florida Student Society for Musicology, Gainesville, FL

February, 2017
Goethe’s Garden for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart
Commissioned by the 21st Century Piano Commission Award
Hanah Choi, Hanqian Zhu, pianos
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, US




an air oscillates the earth bells for three days, 24 overlayed handwritten scores, 2012