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"Not for nothing have the piano makers Steinway enlisted Lee as one of their signature artists…”
Straits Times, Singapore, 12 September 2011

"Lee gave his audiences a memorable gift of insight into Bernstein's world... what was so ingenious about Lee's presentation was the alternation of his own carefully selected readings from Bernstein's letters with his own compelling interpretations of the music... His gentle and stunningly voiced phrases... created the otherworldly music of heartbreak. Lee proved himself to be a truly insightful and sympathetic interpreter."
New York Concert Review, April 2018

"Warren Lee is the excellent soloist [in the Yellow River Piano Concerto] notable especially for his delicate and expressive playing in the second movement."
The Advertiser, Adelaide, February 2018

"[Lee] delivered a performance [of Beethoven's Sonata in E major, Op.109] of intelligence and sensitivity that reminded one of Alfred Brendel."(full)
New York Concert Review, November 2016

"Warren Lee is a first-rate artist, and this program of miniatures by Bernstein and Tan is exquisite in every respect."
American Record Guide, September 2016

"Each piece, from light to heavy, was performed with urgent commitment from pianist Warren Lee and principals from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra."
South China Morning Post, May 2015

"Hong Kong's own Warren Lee tackled the technically demanding piece with quiet confidence and superb articulation on the piano. His reading of Ode to the Yellow River was sensitive and soulful... the tremolos mimicking the Chinese instrument pipa were played with aching bitter-sweetness. By the time he reached the final movement, the pianist had set the keys on fire and placed the audience under a spell... Lee’s affecting interpretation and deep understanding of the score."
Timeout Hong Kong, January 2015

“...hard to imagine these works played with any more liquid tone, fluent technique... and expressive phrasing than that which is brought to them by Andrew Simon... it wouldn't be right to conclude without acknowledging the excellent work of pianist Warren Lee... these are duo works in the full sense of the term and Lee proves himself Simon's equal partner in every way.”
CD Review on Fanfare Magazine, 2014

深圳特区报 2012年12月13日 

“...exhibiting both technical prowess and deeply musical instincts. The Bach-Busoni Chaconne was structurally rigorous, controlled and powerful, leaving no doubt about the player's mastery.” (full)
The Mercury, Australia, 20 August 2012

superb pianism… wonderful sense of colour and… impeccably controlled articulation… dazzling virtuoso fingerwork… instinctive awareness of [Andrew] Simon’s every interpretative nuance… ”
Straits Times, Singapore, 12 September 2011

“Together [with clarinetist Andrew Simon and violist Jeremy Williams], they produced a rich, vibrant and well-balanced sound, characterized by clear articulations, neat phrasing and a finely tuned sense of ensemble.”
The Mercury, Australia, May 18, 2011

“… as a keyboard artist, he obviously has much talent to burn… In the loud, dramatic sections, Lee’s delivery was appropriately thunderous… This declamatory style was in marked contrast to his restrained, deliberate way of playing the lyrical sections of the slow movement. One could not fault this reading for lack of individuality.”
The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, United States, October 1996

“…pianistic sovereignty…”
Suddeutsche Zeitung, Germany, 12 July 1995

“… highly talented, musically already very matured, technically perfect… Warren Lee opened the concert effectively with Bach’s Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue with sparkling play and wonderfully nuanced tempo changes.”
Mindelheimer Zeitung, Germany, 11 July 1995

“Lee’s dilemma [between staying at Marlborough College for A-Level and attending the Royal Academy of Music early] is the result of the kind of success awaiting talented students and scholars.”
Classical Music Magazine, United Kingdom 26 November 1994

“Warren Lee’s performance bore out the insight… that exceptional artists are not so much people to be praised as phenomena to be treasured, bearers of a power altogether greater than the poor vessels that contain it.”
South China Morning Post, 25 May 1988