Choosing to include Prokofiev amid compositions from six contemporary composers is indicative of Lee’s ability to tease out the subtle nuances of every piece she performs. On Jilted Tango, Lee’s violin seamlessly integrates with the piano to create an atmosphere both spirited and poignant, capturing the “push and pull in a dance of love” implied by its title.
Dream Vapors offers a selection of orchestral works, presenting intense dreams, intangible perceptions, and musically evocative elaborations. These orchestral works place opposing emotional states side-by-side, juxtaposing them to form vulnerable gestures of tension and harmony.
Elements Rising highlights contemporary composers who re-imagine the building blocks of music, such as melody, harmony, rhythm, dynamics, and timbre, in innovative ways, applying them to a number of duo and ensemble settings.
Sparks, a compilation of orchestral miniature works, offers a sampling of post-modern, contemporary orchestral music. Includes Still Motion by Rain Worthington
Luminescence brings to light six works for small and large orchestra, showcasing the inspired directions and composers of contemporary orchestral music.
Paradigms explores orchestral works that dive into the dramatic and expressive, ponder the impressionistic, and compare the peaceful with the chaotic, this album posits that music of all studies, influences, and methods of creation are pieces of a larger puzzle that shape the American contemporary soundscape.