Ear to Ear: Okkyung Lee

« previous episode | next episode »

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Born in Korea, cellist, composer and improviser Okkyung Lee is a regular presence in the New York downtown experimental music scene. Uniting noise and nostalgia in virtuosic fashion, Lee performs worldwide with numerous other artists, including Laurie Anderson and John Zorn.

Okkyung Lee on MySpace
Buy Okkyung Lee's music at
Download Okkyung Lee tracks with iTunes
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [2]

Nick from NYC

Where is "Steely Morning" available?

Jan. 10 2009 08:40 PM
Nick from NYC

Nice stuff...

Question for Ms. Lee:

Do you feel any connection to the traditional music of Korea, and if so, have you used or been influenced by it in your work? Or is it not an influence in your musical life?

Jan. 10 2009 08:22 PM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.