An Evening of Korean Art Songs

Solo Recital by Soprano Seung-Hyun Lee

Sunday, November 5, 7:30pm

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
(Near 154 West 57th Street, NYC)

Tickets: $30


Performers

  • Seung-Hyun Lee, Soprano
  • Ki-Hoon Yang, Piano
  • Chun-Seung Lee, Book
  • Dong-Hoon Kim, Jang Gu
  • Kyoung Rang Park, Dancer

Program

  • KIM New Arirang (arr. Dahye Son)
  • WONJU LEE Sam Arirang (arr. Wonju Lee)
  • AERYUN JUNG Gangbyeon Arirang (arr. Wonju Lee)
  • KEUNGSU IM Han River Arirang (arr. Wonju Lee)
  • PAOLO FURLANI Venice Arirang
  • JUNGJUN AHN May Arirang
  • And traditional Korean songs

 

Soprano Seung Hyun Lee

“Bright light with winsome charm” (The Cincinnati Enquirer), has been a winner in the Mario Lanza Competition (U.S.A.), in the Francesco Cilea Opera Competition and in Il Concorso Internazionale per Cantanti Lirici Mario del Monaco (Italy). Lee has been warmly received by audiences and critics at numerous Opera, Gala Concert, Oratorio, and Solo Art Song Recital appearances throughout Italy, Spain, U.S.A., Japan and South Korea. She made her New York debut at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall followed by appearances in numerous operas such as Les Contes D’Hoffmann, Falstaff, Le Nozze di Figaro, Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Rigoletto, Die Kluge, Bastien und Bastienne and One Fine Day (Korean Contemporary Opera). She also sang as soprano soloist in oratorios such as Handel’s Messiah, Mozart Mass in C Minor, Mozart Coronation Mass, Mozart Requiem, and Schubert Mass in F. Her biggest love is the solo art song recital and her repertoire encompasses solo literature from Early Music trough contemporary periods. At the age of 17, she moved to Italy to study at Santa Cecilia Conservatorio di Roma; then she moved to New York to study at The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, and received the Doctor of Music and Art degree at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. She also taught at Baylor University (Texas) as a visiting professor. She returned to her homeland and is active in the fields of performing and teaching. She taught at the Korea National University of Art and Chung-Ang University. Currently she is an adjunct professor at Seoul Cyber University.

 

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/11/5/0730/PM/An-Evening-of-Korean-Art-Songs.

Miro Yoon