"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, the korean conductor, TaeJung Lee has led many orchestras and ensembles. He worked as assistant conductor to Bertrand de Billy at the Theater an der Wien, Austria. 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 recorded by the national radio RTV Slovenina and this recording will be broadcast on the 3rd progam of Radio Slovenia, Radio Maribor and European Broadcasting Union. In the season of 2015/16, He will lead 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) and also three concerts at the Jinju 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.