Hansung Yoo
Korea, °1985
VOICE 2014 : Laureate
- Baritone -

A graduate of the National University of Arts in Korea, Hansung Yoo continued his training at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg under the tutelage of Carolyn James. A laureate with several prizes to his name, he has won the Internationaal Vocalisten Concours ’s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands, 2008), the International Competition of Marmande (2011), the International Competition of Cologne (2011), and, in 2012, he was given second prize and the public’s prize at the ARD’s International Competition in Munich. On stage, he has played Papageno (Die Zauberflöte by Mozart), Belcore (L’Elisir d’amore by Donizetti), Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart), Trinity Moses (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Weill), and Shaunard (La Bohème by Puccini). This season, he was taken on by the Staatstheater of Kassel.


Carolyn Grace James(2010-2013), Michaela Krämer(2008-2010), Hans Choi(2004-2007)


10/2012- 07/2013 Graduated Konzertexamen in Opera at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg
10/2010- 07/2012 Graduated Master in Opera at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (by Prof. Carolyn James)
03/2004 - 02/2007 Graduated Bachelor degree in Music at National University of Arts in South Korea (by Prof. Hans Choi)

09/2012 2nd Prize of International Musik Competition ARD in Munich
09/2011 1st Prize of International Music Competition in Köln
08/2011 1st Prize of International Opera Singing Competition in Marmande, France
09/2010 2nd Prize of ‘European Opera Singing Competition DEBUT’ in Schloss Weikersheim
09/2008 1st Prize and Winner of 5 Special Prize of‘ IVC Competition’ in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherland
07/2008 Finalist of‘International Bach Competition’ in Leipzig
06/2007 2nd Prize of Schubert Lied Competition’ in Seoul, South-Korea
Final 2014 : Hansung Yoo
Semi-final 2014: Hansung Yoo
Final (30/05/2014)
Johann Sebastian Bach Grosser Herr und starker König (Christmas Oratorio BWV 248)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Vy tak pechalny - Ya vas lioubliou (Pikovaya dama (The Dame of Spades))
Gustav Mahler Ich hab'ein glühend Messer (D minor) (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen)
Charles Gounod Oh sainte médaille - Avant de quitter ces lieux (Faust)
Maurice Ravel Chanson à boire (C major) (Don Quichotte à Dulcinée)
Gioachino Rossini Largo al factotum della città (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Hansung Yoo, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Roland Böer
Semi-final (19/05/2014)
Henri Duparc Chanson triste (C major)
Umberto Giordano Nemico della patria (Andrea Chénier )
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Hai già vinta la causa - Vedrò mentr'io sospiro (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Johannes Brahms Die Mainacht (Vier Gesänge op. 43)
Robert Schumann Schöne Wiege meiner Leiden
Sergey Rachmaninov Son (A Dream)
Hansung Yoo, voice
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
First round (15/05/2014)
Felix Mendelssohn Es ist genug (Elias op. 70)
Charles Gounod Oh sainte médaille - Avant de quitter ces lieux (Faust)
Hansung Yoo, voice
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
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