Event news: KCC’s May house concert features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)

May’s House Concert at the KCCUK features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone):

KCC House Concert with Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)

Date/Time: Tuesday 30 May, 7pm
Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK
Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600

Sung Kyu Choi

PROGRAMME (50 mins, no interval)

Life, 삶, Leben, Vie, жизнь, Vita
Ronald: A Cycle of Life
– Prelude
– Down in the Forest (Spring)
– Love I have won you (Summer)
– The winds are calling (Autumn)
– Drift down, drift down (Winter)
Korngold: Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen from Opera Die tote Stadt
Dongsu Shin: 산아 Dear Mountain
Ravel: Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
– Chanson romanesque
– Chanson épique
– Chanson à boire
Khrennikov: Moscow Windows
Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart
Verdi: Io morrò from Opera Don Carlo

Sung Kyu Choi

Sung Kyu Choi is originally from South Korea, and he chose Kyu Choi as his professional name. He graduated from the Korea National University of Arts before moving to London in 2016 and entering the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) where he is currently studying for his Master’s degree under Mark Wildman and Iain Ledingham.

Operatic roles include Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni conducted by Carlo Palleschi, Belcore in L’elisir d’Amore, Malatesta in Don Pasquale and Frank in Die Fledermaus conducted by Paul Weigold. He has performed various art songs as a soloist at venues including Wigmore Hall and the Recital Hall in the Seoul Arts Centre. His works are Liederkreis op.39, Dichterliebe op.48, Kerner op.35 by R.Schumann and Songs of Travel by R.V.Williams. He has had professional experience at Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Salzburg and Vienna.

Kyu is generously supported by the San Martino Scholarship and the Josephine Baker Trust Award.

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