Konu Kim sings Schumann and Mahler in lunchtime recital

by Events Editor on 14 January, 2018

in Asides, Event Notices, Western classical music

The regular free lunchtime recitals, at St Clement Danes in the Strand, feature the rising stars of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.

Lunchtime recital: Konu Kim (tenor) David Gowland (piano)

Monday 22 January 2018, 1pm
St Clement Danes | Strand | London WC2R 1DH
Free | Registration required via Royal Opera House website

Konu Kim

Jette Parker Young Artist Konu Kim, accompanied by Artistic Director of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme David Gowland (Piano), will perform the following repertory during this recital:

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op.39 

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

South Korean tenor Konu Kim joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme from the start of the 2017/18 Season. In the 2017/18 Season his roles include Arturo Bucklaw (Lucia di Lammermoor), Mitrane (Semiramide), Fourth Jew (Salome), Voice (From the House of the Dead), Malcolm (Macbeth) and First Noble of Brabant (Lohengrin).

Kim studied at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, the Korean National Opera Academy and in Germany. Awards include first prizes at the Concours musical international de Montréal and Operalia, second prize at the Seoul International Music Competition and further awards at the Marmande International Opera Singing Competition, France, the G.B. Rubini, Marcello Giordani and Riccardo Zandonai international singing competitions in Italy and the International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition in Poland.

Kim’s engagements include Nadir (Les Pêcheurs de perles) for Korean National Opera, Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia) for Theater Rudolstadt and in concert at Carnegie Hall.

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