Sumi Hwang
Korea, °1986
VOICE 2014 : First Prize
- Soprano -

Sumi Hwang began her studies at the National University of Seoul before pursuing them at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich with Frieder Lang, Donald Sulzen and Céline Dutilly. In 2012, she was a laureate at the international competition of the ARD in Munich and then won the Anneliese Rothenberger competition (in Constance, Germany) the following year and the Emmerich Smola competition (in Kaiserslautern, Germany) in 2014. She also took part in the master classes of Dalton Baldwin, Lorraine Nubar and Helmut Deutsch. On stage, she played the parts of the princess (L’Enfant et les Sortilèges by Ravel) at the National Opera of Korea, Norina (I pazzi per progetto by Donizetti) at the Prinzregententheater in Munich, and has performed under the baton of Dan Ettinger and Enrico Delamboye, among others.


Prof. Hyunjoo Yun (2004-2011)
Prof. Frieder Lang (2011- )


1. Bachlor of Music (2004-2008), Seoul National University
2. Master of Music (2008-2011), Seoul National University
3. Meisterklasse Konzertgesang/Musiktheater (2011-2013), University of Music and Theater in Munich
4. Liedgestaltung (2013- ), University of Music and Theater in Munich
Final 2014 : Sumi Hwang
Semi-final 2014: Sumi Hwang
Final (30/05/2014)
Gaetano Donizetti Quel guardo il cavaliere - So anch'io la virtù magica (Don Pasquale)
Alban Berg Die Nachtigall (7 frühe Lieder)
Giacomo Puccini Signore ascolta (Turandot)
Gustave Charpentier Depuis le jour (Louise)
Richard Strauss Im Abendrot (Vier letzte Lieder)
Sumi Hwang, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Roland Böer
Semi-final (19/05/2014)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Giunse alfin il momento - Deh vieni, non tardar (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Charles Gounod O Dieu ! Que de bijoux ! - Ah ! Je ris de me voir si belle (Faust)
Giacomo Puccini Sì, mi chiamano Mimì (La Bohème)
Henri Duparc Chanson triste (E flat major)
Alban Berg Nacht (7 frühe Lieder)
Sergey Rachmaninov Vesenniye Vodï (Spring waters) (12 Songs op. 14)
Sumi Hwang, voice
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
First round (15/05/2014)
Sergey Rachmaninov Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne (Oh, never sing to me again) (6 songs op. 4)
Charles Gounod Ah, je veux vivre (Roméo et Juliette)
Sumi Hwang, voice
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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