Jung Soo Yun

Tenor

London-based tenor Jung Soo Yun studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland‚ and the International Academy of Voice with Dennis O’Neill CBE.

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Jung Soo Yun | Zamoro's Aria | Alzira | Verdi

Jung Soo Yun | Una Furtiva Lagrima | L'elisir d'amore

Jung Soo Yun | Salut demeure chaste pure | Faust

Winner of the Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition, Yun’s recent engagements have seen him sing the role of Zamoro in Verdi’s rarely performed Alzira (Buxton International Festival) for which he garnered high critical acclaim “Jung Soo Yun displayed a big‚ open tenor with an exciting top as a dashing Zamoro‚ bringing the house down with his rousing Act 2 cabaletta.” (Bachtrack); Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi (Gothenburg Opera); Alfredo La travaiata (Danish National Opera); the Italian Singer Der Rosenkavalier (Opera North); Il Duca di Mantua Rigoletto, and the title role in Faust (Cork International Festival).

Previous seasons’ highlights include Rodolfo La boheme (Danish National Opera); Macduff Macbeth (Opera North); Nadir Les pêcheurs de perles‚ Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi, and Flavio Norma (Opera Holland Park); Mainfroid and cover Henri Les Vêpres siciliennes (Royal Opera House); Lensky Eugene Onegin (Grange Park Opera) and Percy Anna Bolena (Longborough Festival Opera). Other notable roles include Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor, Hoffmann Les Contes d’Hoffmann‚ and the Prince The Love for Three Oranges.

On the concert platform he has performed Verdi Messa da Requiem‚ Puccini Messa di Gloria‚ and Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle; in recital at the Wigmore Hall; St. James’ Palace for HRH Prince Charles; Cadogan Hall alogside Dame Kiri Te Kanawa; BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night; and BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. Jung Soo’s competition highlights include winner of the Richard Tauber Prize, the Stuart Burrows International Voice Award, and Les Azuriales Opera Competition.

In the 19-20 season he sings Henri Les Vêpres siciliennes (Welsh National Opera); Rodolfo La bohème (Japan); Song Seller Il Tabarro (BBC Proms/Halle Orchestra); and Nemorino L’elisir D’amore (Longborough Festival Opera). In forthcoming seasons he will perform the title role Faust, and the Italian Tenor Der Rosenkavalier (Welsh National Opera); and Rodolfo La bohème (Gothenburg Opera).

Jung Soo Yun is represented by Christopher Carroll Artist Management worldwide (Exc. Scandinavia).
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