This page needs JavaScript activated to work.

David Junghoon Kim

Tenor

  • A 2017 graduate of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme, Korean tenor David Junghoon Kim is the winner of the much coveted Francisco Viñas, Voci Verdiane and Toulouse singing competitions. A graduate of the Seoul National University, he made his professional debut as Rodolfo La bohème and subsequently joined Royal Opera House in September 2015.

Read more
  • Over the two years at the programme he was heard as the Italian Singer Der Rosenkavalier, Venditore Il tabarro, Arturo Lucia di Lammermoor (also covering Edgardo), Ruiz Il trovatore, Flavio Norma, Nathanael Les contes d’Hoffmann, Lamplighter Manon Lescaut, Ruiz Il trovatore, Gastone La traviata, Augustin Moser Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Count Lerma and Herald Don Carlo and Pong Turandot.


    On the concert platform Kim has performed Verdi Requiem at the Cremona Cathedral, Italy, and Beethoven Symphony No. 9 at the Seoul Art Centre with Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.


    This season Kim makes a series of role and house debuts: Alfredo in a new production of La traviata at Oper Köln, Macduff Macbeth at the Royal Opera House, Roméo Roméo et Juliette at Grange Park Opera and Leone de Casaldi in concert performances of the world premiere of Donizetti’s L’ange de Nisida with Sir Mark Elder at the Royal Opera House, recorded and later released by Opera Rara. Further ahead he makes debuts with Opern Zurich and Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile.

    2017-2018 season / 226 words. Not to be altered without permission.

Performances

View more
Close
Loading performances...

Opera repertoire

Donizetti
Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor*
Tonio La fille du regiment


Gounod
Roméo Roméo et Juliette*


Puccini
Rodolfo La bohème
Pong Turandot


R. Strauss
Italian Singer Der Rosenkavalier


Verdi
Macduff Macbeth
Duke of Mantua Rigoletto*


*In preparation

David Junghoon Kim, an impressive Ruiz in the new Trovatore, quickly established himself as a natural actor with an attractive tone as Kudrjáš.

Bachtrack

David Junghoon Kim was an ebullient and strongly characterised Kudrjáš.

Seen and Heard International

Intermusica represents David Junghoon Kim worldwide

Maria Mot
Associate Director, Vocal & Opera
+44 20 7608 9904
mmot@intermusica.co.uk

Lottie Gulliver
Assistant to Associate Director, Vocal & Opera
+44 20 7608 9937
lgulliver@intermusica.co.uk

If you have any queries, please fill in the form below, and we will be in touch soon

All artists

Special projects

Charles Hazlewood

Nora Fischer

Clarinet

Mark Simpson

Chansonnier

HK Gruber

Counter-tenor

Tim Mead

Rupert Enticknap

Piano accompanist

Roger Vignoles