KCC: September House Concert – a lieder and opera recital

September’s House Concert is a varied song recital:

So Yeon Shim (Soprano), Henry Ross (Tenor), Yoorim Kang (Piano)

Tuesday 24 September 2019, 7pm @ KCCUK
Register via KCCUK website

So Yeon Shim + Yoorim Kang

PROGRAMME
Schumann ‘Dichterliebe’ Op.48
Strauss ‘Mädchenblumen’ Op.22
Taekyu Im ‘Returning flower’
Verdi ‘Caro Nome’ from Opera ‘Rigoletto’
Donizetti ‘Una furtive Lagrima’ and ‘Esulti pur la barbara’ from Opera ‘E’lisir d’Amore’

So Yeon Shim (Soprano)
So Yeon Shim is a third-year undergraduate at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studies with Raymond Connell and Matthew Fletcher. During her career, she has also sung at numerous masterclasses with widely known opera singers from all around the world, including Korea, Italy, Austria and the UK. Particular highlights of her performance career thus far include the soprano soloist for Rutter’s Requiem with the Laudanums Chamber Choir, an appearance as a soloist at the Royal Academy of Music in a concert showcasing Korean students, as well as at the British-Korean War Remembrance Day Concert at the Kingston upon Thames Guildhall.

Harry Ross (Tenor)
Harry Ross was born into a large musical family and as a young boy proved himself to be a skilled, natural treble. Harry won a music scholarship to study at St John’s Beaumont and went on to become head-chorister of the chapel choir. At the age of 18, Harry gained a scholarship to study singing on the BMus course at the Royal Academy of Music. As a soloist, Harry has performed Bach B Minor Mass, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Bach Cantata 131, as well as solos for the Christmas BBC broadcast with the Choir of All Saints Fulham.

Yoorim Kang (Piano)
Yoorim was born in Korea in 1997 and grew up in a musical environment under the influence of her musician parents. She has performed at several renowned venues such as the Mozart Hall New Year Opening concert and the Winarthal Young artist concert and has also participated in numerous festivals including the Samick Bechstein Winter Music Festival, the Busan Music Festival and the Eumyoun Summer Music Festival. Since 2017, Yoorim has been studying at the Royal Academy of Music under the tutelage of Emeritus Professor Christopher Elton and is kindly supported by the Michael Gilsenan Scholarship.

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