The Richard Tauber prize for singers is awarded every 2 years in a competition sponsored by the Anglo-Austrian Music Society. It is open to young singers of any country resident in the United Kingdom or Austria. The first prize is £5,000 plus a public recital in London. The 2010 winner was Yun Jung-soo.
The Anglo-Austrian Music Society presents
The Richard Tauber Prize Recital
JUNG SOO YUN (tenor), Winner of the 2010 Richard Tauber Prize
with JOSEPH MIDDLETON (piano)
Monday 15 July 2013 at 7.30 pm
Tickets: £22 £18 £14 £10
Booking: Wigmore Hall Website
An die Leier
Nacht und Träume
Liszt Three Petrarch Sonnets:
Pace non trovo
Benedetto sia’l giorno
I’vidi in terra angelici costumi
Richard Strauss Zueignung
Korean Art Songs Never forget you
Song of Sailor
Profile: Jung Soo Yun
South Korean tenor Jung Soo Yun studied at the Yonsei University in Seoul‚ at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama‚ and at the International Academy of Voice‚ Cardiff University under Dennis O’Neill CBE and Peter Alexander Wilson.
Hailed in Opera Now Magazine as a Rising Star‚ he was First prize winner of the Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition (September 2011)‚ Richard Tauber Prize (2010)‚ the Stuart Burrows International Voice Award (2010) and also at the Les Azuriales Opera competition in France (2010).
Recent and future plans include his debut at the Royal Opera House in Autumn 2013‚ Macduff Macbeth for Opera North‚ Nadir Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) and Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi for Opera Holland Park‚ Ruggero La Rondine for Go Opera / Opera di Peroni‚ as well as covering Raimbaud Robert le Diable for the Royal Opera‚ Covent Garden‚ Faust (title role) for Opera North and Werther (title role) for Scottish Opera. In 2013 he will make his Wigmore Hall solo recital debut‚ as well as performing concerts throughout Europe.
Recent engagements include Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor (Clonter Opera)‚ the title role Werther (Les Azuriales Opera‚ Nice)‚ Hoffmann Les Contes d’Hoffmann (RSAMD)‚ the Prince The Love for Three Oranges (RSAMD)‚ Lensky Eugene Onegin (RSAMD) and Remendado Carmen (Clonter Opera). He has performed for Prince Charles at St. James’ Palace and has appeared as a guest artist in Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s Christmas Concert at Cadogan Hall in London.
Jung Soo’s Oratorio repertoire includes Verdi Requiem‚ Puccini Messa di Gloria‚ Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle‚ Mendelssohn Elijah and Haydn Creation.