“When telling a story on stage, it has to be true. It means you are living,” says Lee.
“the importance of song or performance lies in its ability to comfort pain and uplit the midst of people coming together. Not only is Pansori music, it is also a performance. It is a story that heals.”
Even though she is a traditional musician, Lee tries to adapt the traditional form of storytelling to make it relevant to today’s generation.
“Where we start from should always be the truth. What significance do we want to put into it? That’s what kindles me.”