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K-music 2024: Hera Hyesang Park

Date: Saturday 26 October 2024, 7:30pm
Venue:
St John's Smith Square | London SW1P 3HA | | [Map]

Tickets: tba | Tickets on sale 8 July
Hera Hyesang Park

A Unique Blend of Korean Heritage and Vocal Mastery

Soprano Hera Hyesang Park, renowned for her exceptional vocal mastery, makes her K-Music Festival debut with a fresh reinterpretation of traditional Korean songs following her appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer.

‘It’s a celebration of vocal brilliance and cultural depth, promising a night of unforgettable music and emotional resonance’

(OperaWire)

Hera Hyesang Park, a Juilliard graduate known for her “brilliant tone” and “pure joy and excitement”, merges her Korean heritage with Western training, creating a diverse musical experience.

David Junghoon Kim

Along with her long musical companion, pianist Bretton Brown, tenor David Junghoon Kim will join her to add an interesting layer to this rare concert. This show will also showcase highly acclaimed tunes from Breathe, her new album recently released by Deutsche Grammophon.

David Junghoon Kim is a tenor whose accolades include wins at the Francisco Viñas, Voci Verdiane, and Toulouse singing competitions. Kim’s powerful and emotive performances have earned him notable debuts at prestigious venues such as the Royal Opera House, Zürich Opera, and Glyndebourne Festival.

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