Alex Kim



  • 2014 1st prize at the Maritim Wettbewerb in Germany
  • 2015 1st prize at the Klaudia Taev Competition in Estonia
  • 2016/17 roles at Staatsoper Hamburg, a.o. Junger Seemann/ Hirt under Kent Nagano
  • 2017 Alfredo under Erki Pehk with Promfest Festival in Estonia
  • 2017/18 ensemble member at Staatstheater Nürnberg, roles a.o. Alfredo, Rodolfo, Camille de Rosillon
  • 2018 1st prize at "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" Competition 
  • 2018 Ferrando at Korean National Opera
  • as of 2019 soloist at Staatstheater Meiningen


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 joined the ensemble of Staatstheater Meiningen. His roles include Ruggero/ La Rondine and Don José/ Carmen.  His new roles this season are the title role of WertherMatteo/ Arabella and Herzog Guido/ Eine Nacht in Venedig.

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.



Lamento di Federico


Rigoletto Duca

Meistersinger competition Nuremberg

Concert Repertoire

J.S. Bach


L. v. Beethoven

Christus am Ölberge   

9th Symphony

G. Mahler

Das Lied von der Erde

W.A. Mozart

Great Mass in C minor

G. Verdi



G. Mahler    "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"

F. Schubert    "Winterreise"

R. Schumann    "Dichterliebe"

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Alex Kim sings Rodolfo at Staatstheater Meiningen

Alex Kim sings Rodolfo in Markus Lüpertz' production of "La bohème" at Staatstheater Meiningen.

Premiere: Dec 10, 2021

performances on Dec 12, 19, 25, 2021, Jan 6, 14, 23, Feb 12, Mar 3, 26, April 3, 17, 2022

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