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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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October 14, 2017

Soprano Sooyeon Lee debuts as Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Soprano Sooyeon Lee makes her role debut as Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater.
The production, which opens on Saturday, 14th October 2017,is conducted by Vito Cristofaro and directed by Kateryna Sokolova.

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October 13, 2017

Soprano Beate Ritter debuts the title role of Delibes Lakmé at Malmö Opera

Soprano Beate Ritter makes her house and role debut in the title role of Lakmé at Malmö Opera from 14th October 2017. The production is conducted by Philipp Augin and directed by Nicola Raab.

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October 6, 2017

Countertenor Matthew Shaw debuts at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in the world premiere of Aribert Reimann’s L’invisible

Countertenor Matthew Shaw makes a debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in the world premiere of Aribert Reimann’s L’Invisible at Deutsche Oper Berlin on October 8, 2017.
The production is conducted by Donald Runnicles and directed by Vasily Barkhatov.
Further performances: 18./22./25/31.October 2017

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September 28, 2017

Mezzo-soprano Alexandra Yangel debuts in Prokofjew’s Der Spieler at the Vienna State Opera

Mezzo-soprano Alexandra Yangel debuts in Prokofjew’s Der Spieler at Wiener Staatsoper from 4th October 2017.
The production will be conducted by Simone Young and directed by Karoline Gruber.
Further performances: 7./10./14./17./20.October 2017.

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September 25, 2017

Bass- baritone Igor Bakan debuts at Oper Köln in Verdi’s La Traviata

Bass Baritone Igor Baka will make his house debut as Dottore Grenvil in Verdi’s La Traviata at Oper Köln from 15th October 2017. The production will be conducted by Matthias Foremny and directed by Benjamin Schad.
Further performances: 18./20./27.10, 3./9./10./12./17./18./19./23./25./29.11, 1./3.12.2017

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September 24, 2017

Mezzo-soprano Maria Riccarda Wesseling stars in Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at Ruhrtriennale

Mezzo-soprano Maria Riccarda Wesseling stars in Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the Ruhrtriennale in Bochum on Saturday, 30th September 2017 and Sunday, 1st October 2017.
She will be accompanied by the Bochumer Symphoniker conducted by Steven Sloane.

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September 15, 2017

Soprano Jenna Siladie debuts in Götterdämmerung at Oper Wuppertal

Soprano Jenna Siladie debuts in Surrogate Cities/Götterdämmerung at the Oper Wuppertal from Saturday, 16. September 2017.
Further performances: 1./14.October and 15.December 2017.

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September 13, 2017

Bass Jose Coca Loza wins third prize at the Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition

Congratulations to bass Jose Coca Loza for winning the third prize at this year’s edition of the Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition.

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July 18, 2017

Soprano Sooyeon Lee wins the Culturarte Prize of US$10.000.00 at Placido Domingo’s Operalia!

We congratulate Sono Artists soprano Sooyeon Lee who has been awarded the Culturarte Prize offered by Bertita & Guillermo Martinez from CulturArte de Puerto Rico of the current edition of Placido Domingo’s Operalia in Astana, Kazakhstan!   Sooyeon Lee is currently an ensemble member of Staatstheater Oldenburg in Germany.

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November 29, 2016

Soprano Sooyeon Lee makes role debut as Marie in Donizetti’s La fille du Régiment at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

Soprano Sooyeon Lee appears in a semi-staged production of Donizetti’s La fille du Régiment making her role debut with the role of Marie at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. The production is conducted by Vito Cristofaro and will open on Friday, 2nd December 2016. Further performances: 6./29.12.2016, 7./21.1., 23.2,5.3, 13.4/28.4, 18.5, 5.6/18.6. 2017

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