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Sooyeon Lee
°1988
Korea
soprano
Biography
Sooyeon Lee is a graduate of the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, where she was taught by Beverly Blankenship and Peter Marschik. She went on to further studies under Gabriele Fontana and Edith Lienbacher. She won second prize and the audience prize at the ARD Music Competition, where she performed with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. She is also a laureate of a number of other competitions, including the International Music Competition Berlin, the Gian Battista Viotti International Competition, and the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg. In 2014, she gave a solo concert as Kumho Young Artist in Korea. She has also sung Brahms’s Liebesliederwalzer at a lunchtime concert with the Berliner Philharmoniker. Her operatic roles have included Gilda in Rigoletto in Korea and Adele in Die Fledermaus at the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn.
Teachers
  • 2004 - 2007: Seunghee You
  • 2012 - 2015: Edith Lienbacher
  • 2011 - 2015: Gabriele Fontana
Degrees
  • 2007 - 2011: Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, Seoul National University
  • 2011 - 2014: Masters of Music, Opera, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
  • 2014 - 2015: Post graduate Degree, Vocal Performance, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
  • 2014 - 2015: Post graduate Degree, Lied und Oratorium, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Concerts
  • 2017: Siroe Re Di Persia, Laodice - Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchstra
  • 2017: Die Entführung aus dem serail, Konstanze - Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
  • 2017: Walküre, Ortlinde - Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
  • 2016: La fille du régiment, Marie - Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
  • 2017: Rheingold, Woglinde - Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
Competitions
  • 2017: Cultur Arte Prize, Operalia
  • 2015: audience prize , ARD Competition;2nd Prize
  • 2014: Bärenreiter Preis, International Mozart Competition
  • 2013: Winner, Beaumarchais International competition
  • 2012: 4th Prize, Pavarotti Giovanni awards
  • 2012: Special Prize, Viotti Competition
  • 2009: Special Prize, Berlin International Music competitio
Activities
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Recital by 3 laureates voice 2018Soloist
Recital by laureates voice 2018Soloist
Final 2018: Sooyeon LeeSoloist
Semi-final 2018: Sooyeon LeeSoloist
First round 2018 : Sooyeon LeeSoloist
VOICE 2018Unranked laureate
Videos
Semi-final 2018: Sooyeon Lee
Friday 4 May 2018 Flagey/Studio 4 Georg Friedrich Haendel : Tornami a vagheggiar (Alcina) Gustav Mahler : Frühlingsmorgen (Lieder und Gesänge) Richard Strauss : Ich schwebe (Fünf Lieder op. 48) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (Zaïde) Richard Strauss : Die Wiener Herrn (Arabella) Soloist : Sooyeon Lee Pianist accompanist : Daniel Blumenthal
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Final 2018: Sooyeon Lee
Thursday 10 May 2018 Centre for Fine Arts/Salle Henry Le Boeuf Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio KV 418 (Concert Arias) Giuseppe Verdi : Gualtier Maldè - Caro nome (Rigoletto) Jacques Offenbach : Les oiseaux dans la charmille (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) Soloist : Sooyeon Lee Orchestra : Orchestre Symphonique de la Monnaie Conductor : Alain Altinoglu
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Audio
First round 2018 : Sooyeon Lee
Semi-final 2018: Sooyeon Lee
Final 2018: Sooyeon Lee
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