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

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.


May 15, 2018

Soprano Sumi Hwang: Rave Reviews from the Viennese Press for her Debut at Theater an der Wien (Kammeroper)

Soprano Sumi Hwang debuted at TADW in the Vienna Kammeroper as Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte directed by Ring Award Winner Valentin Schwarz and conducted by Stefan Vladar on May 15th. Additional performances: May 17, 19, 23, 25. 27
”The magnificent soprano Sumi Hwang is the star of the evening. She sings the part of Fiordiligi with an ease that is difficult to match. It’s hard to believe that she appeared on stage at the premiere only as […]

May 6, 2018

Soprano Sooyeon Lee passes to the Final of the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Voice 2018!

South Korean soprano Sooyeon Lee, a member of the ensemble of Staatstheater Oldenburg, will sing in the final of the Queen Elisabeth Competition on Thursday May 10 2018 at 21h25! Watch her live on the website of the Competition: Finalist of the competition

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

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.

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.

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

November 14, 2016

Soprano Sooyeon Lee debuts as Sand-und Taumännchen in Hänsel und Gretel at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

Soprano Sooyeon Lee debuts as Sand-und Taumännchen in the revival of Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016  at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
Further dates: 24.11,4.,17.,22.,25.,28.12.2016

September 22, 2016

Soprano Sooyeon Lee appears in Mozart concert at the Dubai Opera

Soprano Sooyeon Lee appears in a Mozart concert at the Dubai Opera tomorrow Friday, 23rd September 2016. It will include arias and duets from Die Zauberflöte, Le nozze di Figaro and many more. The concert is conducted by James Judd and will also include Baritone Lukas Barak and Jan Mracek on violin.