32 y.o. – Tenor
Born in Seoul, tenor Jihoon Son is currently based in Munich at the Bavarian Theater’s August Everding Academy. At this year’s Concours, he is ready to show off his specialties: thrilling high notes and a unique vocal agility. A graduate of the Korean National University of Arts, Son made his operatic debut at the Seoul Arts Centre as Tamino in The Magic Flute. In beloved roles such as Nemorino in The Elixir of Love and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the South Korean tenor is proving himself a rising star of the operatic stage. Training 2019: Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (Operngesang), Master’s Degree 2011: Korea National University of Arts, Bachelor’s Degree Principal Teachers Prof.Simon Yang, 2011-2016 K.S Prof.Andreas Schmidt, 2019-present Prizes and Awards 2021: 3rd Prize, Special Prize, Eva Marton International Singing Competition.
F.P. Tosti: Quattro canzoni d’Amaranta “L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra”
G. Rossini: La Cenerentola “Si, ritrovarla io giuro” (Ramiro II atto)