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July 16-Aug. 1: Violinist Kristin Lee Performs on Music@Menlo’s 2021 Summer Festival

Chamber Concerts Presented Over Three Weekends: July 16 – August 1, 2021

In-Person in Atherton, CA and via Livestreamed Online

Tickets and Information:

Atherton, CA — From July 16 – August 1, 2021, violinist Kristin Lee performs music by Brahms, Beethoven, Schumann, and Fauré on six out of nine chamber programs presented by Music@Menlo’s 2021 Summer Festival, led by Artistic Directors Wu Han and David Finckel. This 19th season, entitled “Gather,” celebrates the return of Music@Menlo artists to the festival stage for live performances and the first concerts in Music@Menlo’s new home, the Spieker Center for the Arts. Each performance will be held indoors and livestreamed at 4pm PT the Spieker Center, and outdoors at 6pm at the Middle School Courtyard of Menlo School.

Over the course of three weekends, Kristin Lee will perform on the following programs within the festival’s three themes: “Coming Together,” July 16–18; “Modern Romance,” July 24–25; and “Take Five,” July 30– August 1:

July 16, 2021 – Concert Program I, “Coming Together”

Brahms: Scherzo in C minor, F-A-E (Kristin Lee, violin; Ji Na Kim, piano)

Program also includes Schubert’s Quintet in A major “Die Forelle” (“The Trout”) and Patrick Castillo’s Gather


July 17, 2021 – Concert Program II, “Coming Together”

Babajanian: Piano Trio in F-sharp minor (Hyeyeon Park, piano; Kristin Lee, violin; Dmitri Atapine, cello)

Program also includes Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478 and Schubert’s Fantasy in F minor for piano, four hands, Op. posth. 103, D. 940


July 23, 2021 – Concert Program IV, “Modern Romance”

Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2 (Wu Han, piano; Kristin Lee, violin; David Finckel, cello)

Program also includes Mendelssohn’s String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87


July 25, 2021 – Concert Program VI, “Modern Romance”

Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60 (Wynona (Yinuo) Wang, piano; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Sterling Elliott, cello)

Program also includes Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57


July 30, 2021 – Concert Program VII, "Take Five"

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44 (Ji Na Kim, piano; Kristin Lee, James Thompson, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello)

Program also includes Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants (Children’s Games) for piano, four hands, Op. 22


August 1, 2021 – Concert Program IX, "Take Five"

Fauré: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Major, Op. 13 (Kristin Lee, violin; Wynona (Yinuo) Wang, piano)

Program also includes Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81, B. 155


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