Jongmin Park

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Jongmin Park
Jongmin Park in La Traviata.jpg
Jongmin Park (left) as Dottore Grenvil with Rebecca Jo Loeb as Annina in La traviata at the Hamburg State Opera, 2013
Born 1986
Seoul, South Korea
Education
Occupation opera singer (bass)

Jongmin Park (born 1986) is a South Korean opera singer who has sung leading bass roles in the opera houses of Germany, Austria, and the United Kingdom. Born in Seoul, he was the winner of the Song Prize at the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition [1][2] Park also won First Prize (male singer) at the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition and the Birgit Nilsson Prize for the German Repertoire of Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner at the 2011 Operalia Competition.[3]

Park studied singing at the Korea National University of Arts and then at the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala in Milan before becoming a member of the Hamburg State Opera from 2010 to 2013. He made his Royal Opera House debut in 2014 as Colline in La bohème and sang at the Vienna State Opera in the 2013/2014 season where his roles included Zuniga in Carmen, Don Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro, and Colline.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bertelsmann Stiftung (October 2011). Neue Stimmen Competition: Jongmin Park. Retrieved 22 June 2015 (in German).
  2. ^ Evans, Rian (22 June 2015). "BBC Cardiff Singer of the World review – exceptional technique and instinctive musicality shine through in a strong final". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  3. ^ Stults, Raymond (24 August 2011)."Operalia Outshines Tchaikovsky Competition". Moscow Times. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  4. ^ Royal Opera House. Biography: Jongmin Park. Retrieved 22 June 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Jongmin Park at Wikimedia Commons