Tristan Lee is an Australian pianist rapidly gaining international recognition for his distinctive style and musicianship. Recent highlights have included performances of concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Grieg and Rachmaninoff; and solo recitals throughout UK, Italy, Lithuania, France, the Netherlands, Cuba, China and Australia. Widely sought as a chamber musician he has appeared twice at the Wigmore Hall, London to critical acclaim. As a keen interpreter of contemporary music, he regularly performs the music of the present day and has given numerous world premieres of works by leading British and Australian composers.
Tristan Lee completed his postgraduate study at the Royal Northern College of Music following undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne. He has won many notable prizes and scholarships including the Australian Postgraduate Award 2014, Geoffrey Parsons Trust 2012 and the Ian Potter Cultural Trust 2010. His competition successes include First Prize and Gold Medal in the Australian Youth Piano Recital Award 2008, and many other prizes at national and international competitions.
After completing his formal studies in Europe, Tristan Lee has been mentored by Leslie Howard and Benjamin Frith, and between 2012 and 2013 he undertook a period of study with renowned French pianist, François-Frédéric Guy in Paris. Tristan Lee is currently completing a PhD at the University of Melbourne.