Conductor - TaeJung Lee


"TaeJung Lee is a very talented and excellent conductor with exceeding individual skills and outstanding musicality!

- Zubin Mehta

Highly successful both in the operatic and symphonic field, TaeJung Lee is quickly gaining the reputation as an inspiring and profound musician. He has led various orchestras and ensembles in many countries. At the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, Austria, he worked as assistant conductor to Mo. Bertrand de Billy and Studienleiter for opera productions. He was professionally trained in Vienna under the renowned conducting Prof. Uros Lajovic and also studied with many great Maestros in this world - Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle, Fabio Luisi, Kurt Masur, Bernard Haitink, Bertrand de Billy, Toyama Yuzo, Johannes Kalitzke, Myung-Whun Chung and Jorma Panula. 

In 2013, he conducted again the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna (RSO Wien) at the golden hall of Vienna Musikverein and also marked his debut concert with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the Slovenian National Theatre Maribor to great critical acclaim. Especially, his concert at the Festival Maribor was broadcast on the European Broadcasting Union. In the season of 2015/16,  He conducted the final concert of the World Music Days 2015 with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, organized by The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), Two subscription concerts with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra (Solists: Sir James Galway&Lady Jeanne Galway). He was the music director of the Jinju SangGeunLee International Music Festival 2015 in Korea.

TaeJung Lee's repertoire spans a broad spectrum from Mozart to Mahler, as well as many contemporary works, but he has a particular affinity with the late Romantic period and opera repertoire.

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Short Profile

NameLee, TaeJung
Born inSouth Korea, Asia
Home LocationVienna, Austria
Main languageKorean
Additional languages English,  German 
attended UniversitiesUniversity of Music and Performing Arts Vienna & Korea National Universtiy of Arts
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