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Composer Opera Role
E. Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Gretel
W. A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte Königin der Nacht
J. Offenbach Les contes d’Hoffmann Olympia
G. Puccini La Bohème Musetta
J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Adele
G. Verdi La Traviata Violetta
Rigoletto Gilda
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Sooyeon Lee

Ms. Sooyeon Lee won 2nd Prize and Audience prize at the 2015 ARD Singing Competition, where she performed with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchestra. 

For the 2016/17 season Sooyeon Lee joins the ensemble of Staatstheater Oldenburg, and will be heard during that season as Dew Fairy (Hänsel und Gretel), Marie (La Fille du Regiment), Woglinde (Rheingold) and Frasquita (Carmen). 

South Korean Soprano Sooyeon Lee graduated with distinction from the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, where she obtained a Master's degree in opera under Beverly Blankenship and Peter Marschik. Upon graduation, she continued her studies under Gabriele Fontana and Edith Lienbacher.

In addition to her recent awards at the ARD Gesangwettbewerb, Ms. Lee has won numerous other competitions, including the Berlin International Music Competition, The Gian Battista Viotti CompetitionPavarotti Giovani AwardsBeaumarchais International Music Competition in Vienna and the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg. Her stage appearances include Gilda in Verdi's Masterpiece Rigoletto in Korea, and Adele in J. Strauß' operetta Die Fledermaus at the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn. Other roles while at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst include Olympia (Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Königin der Nacht (Die Zauberflöte), and Musetta (La Bohème). At a lunch concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, she sang Brahms' "Liebesliederwalzer"In November 2014 she gave a solo concert as a Keumho Young Artist in South Korea.

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February 12, 2018

Sooyeon Lee makes a role debut as Gilda In Verdi’s Rigoletto at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater in Germany!

Soprano Sooyeon Lee who recently was awarded the CulturArte Prize at the 2017 Operalia of Placido Domingo makes her debut on Feb 10 as Gilda in a new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto in Oldenburg. Additional Performances: 18 Feb, 10., 28 March, 1., 20., 28 April, 17 May

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January 31, 2018

Soprano Maria Nazarova makes house debut at Teatro alla Scala di Milano

Soprano Maria Nazarova makes her house debut at Teatro alla Scala in Strauß’s Die Fledermaus singing three performances of Adele on Jan 31, Feb 2nd and 4th.

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January 31, 2018

Soprano Sumi Hwang Sings the Anthem at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang!

Sumi Hwang had the great honor of being invited to sing the olympic anthem to close the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb 9th. The New York Times wrote about her appearance: “Arguably the star of the night, the opera soprano Sumi Hwang helped close the ceremony with her rendition of the Olympic anthem.” Sumi returns to Bonn this week to continue singing performances of Susanna in W.A. Mozart’s Le nozze […]

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January 18, 2018

Soprano Cecilia Lee is invited to appear at the SWR Emmerich Smola Förderpreis Young Opera Stars 2018 on Saturday Jan 20, to be broadcasted LIVE on Sonostream.tv !

Soprano Cecilia Lee appears in the 2018 edition of the SWR Emmerich Smola Prize of Young Opera Stars, and Sonostream.tv will broadcast the concert LIVE HERE on Monday, 20th January 2018 at 7pm CET- Join us!

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December 31, 2017

Soprano Sumi Hwang debuts as Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at Theater Bonn

Soprano Sumi Hwang makes her role debut as Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at Theater Bonn on Monday, 1st January 2018.
Further dates: 7/21 January and 4/18 February 2018.

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December 28, 2017

Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher stars in Salute to Vienna Concerts in the United States

Tenor Alexander Kaimbacher appears in a series of “Salute to Vienna” New Year’s Concerts in in Costa Mesa (29th December 2017), San Diego (30th December 2017) and Los Angeles (1st January 2018).
He is joined by Soprano Katarzyna Kondalska. They are accompanied by the Strauss Symphony of America Orchestra under the baton of Andreas Deák.
For further information click here.

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December 20, 2017

Soprano Jenifer Lary makes house debut at Volksoper in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro

Sopramo Jenifer Lary makes her house debut at Vienna’s Volksoper as Barbarina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro on 5th January 2018.
Further dates:  9th and 11th January 2018.

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December 14, 2017

Mezzo-Soprano Dara Savinova stars in Bizet’s Carmen in Valladolid

Mezzo-Soprano stars in the title role in Bizet’s Carmen at the Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes in Valladolid, under the baton of Maestro Jean-Christophe Spinosi on Friday, 15th December Saturday, 16th December 2017.

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December 8, 2017

Soprano Maria Nazarova debuts Fiakermilli and Adele at the Vienna State Opera!

Young Russian soprano Maria Nazarova makes a role debut of Fiakermilli in Richard Strauss’ Arabella at the Vienna State Opera on December 14 (additional performances:  18, 21 December) and Adele in J. Strauss’ Die Fledermaus on December 31 (additional perf. 3 Jan), which will be livestreamed by the Vienna State Opera.

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December 2, 2017

Baritone Kristján Johannesson debuts as Gunter in the Ring Trilogy at Theater an der Wien

25-Year old baritone Kristjan Johannesson sings the role of Gunter in new adaptation of Wagner’s Ring at Theater an der Wien!  Director:  Tatjana Gurbaca – Conductor:  Constantin Trinks

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