Alex Kim

Tenor

Highlights

  • 2014 Master's degree at Musikhochschule Hamburg
  • 2015 1st prize at Klaudia Taev Competition Pärnu
  • 2016 debut at Staatsoper Hamburg as Eurymedes in Telemann's Orpheus under Kent Nagano
  • 2017 Alfredo in La Traviata at Promfest Festival in Estonia
  • since 2017/18 ensemble member at Staatstheater Nürnberg
  • 2018 1st prize at Meistersinger Competition Nuremberg
  • 2018 Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte at Korean National Opera

Biography

South Korean tenor Alex Kim is a multiple competition winner, his merits include 1st prize (Deutsches Fach) at the II.Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 2018, 1st prize at the Berliner International Music Competition 2017, 2nd prize at the I.Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 2016, 1st prize at the Klaudia Taev competition 2015, 3rd prize at the Voci Verdiane 2015, 1st prize at the Maritim Wettbewerb 2014, 2nd prize at the Magda Olivero Competition 2014, the Luciano Pavarotti prize at the Marcello Giordani Competition 2013.

In the autumn 2019 Alex Kim joins the ensemble of Staatstheater Meiningen. His role debuts will include Ruggero/ La Rondine and Don José/ Carmen.

As an ensemble member at the Staatstheater Nürnberg in 2017/2018 he performed Alfredo/ La Traviata, Rodolfo/ La Bohème, Iopas/ Hélénus/ Les Troyens, Cassio/ Otello, Camille de Rosillon/ Die lustige Witwe, Eumete/ Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria and Arbace/ Idomeneo.
In the autumn 2018 he appeared as Ferrando/ Cosi fan tutte at the Korean National Opera in Seoul and returned there in 2019 to sing Tamino/ Die Zauberflöte. At the BOZAR concert hall in Bruxelles he sang Verdi’s Requiem with the Brussels Choral Society, Philharmonischer Chor der Stadt Bonn and Ensemble Orchestral de Bruxelles, conducted by Eric Delson.

Alex Kim performed Alfredo in 2017 with the PromFest in Estonia, a role, which he has also sung at the IBK Hall in Seoul, the Daegu Art Center and the Schlossfestspiele Sondershausen. He has appeared as Duca/ Rigoletto at the Verdi Festival in Busseto in 2015, as Nemorino/ L’Elisir d’amore, Edgardo/ Lucia di Lammermoor and Rodolfo/ La Bohème with South Korean opera companies, such as the Korean National Opera, Knua Theatre in Seoul and the Gwang-ju Theatre.

Alex Kim graduated in 2014 with a Master’s degree from Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg with the role of Tamino/ Die Zauberflöte. He made his debut at the Staatsoper Hamburg in 2016 as Eurymedes in Telemann’s Orpheus followed by 2.Nazarener/ Salome, Die Stimme des Jünglings/ Frau ohne Schatten as well as Junger Seemann and Hirt/ Tristan und Isolde, under the baton of Kent Nagano. He was on tour with the Staatsoper Hamburg in Bogota.  

 

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Lamento di Federico

Rigoletto Duca

Meistersinger competition Nuremberg

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