Jung Soo Yun
South Korean tenor Jung Soo Yun studied at the Yonsei University in Seoul‚ at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama‚ and at the International Academy of Voice at Cardiff University. 2010/2011 he was First prize winner of the Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition, won Richard Tauber Prize, the Stuart Burrows International Voice Award and Les Azuriales Opera competition in France.
In 2013 he made his Wigmore Hall solo recital debut. Engagements include Mainfroid in Verdi’s Les Vêpres siciliennes at Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Faust (title role) and Macduff in Macbeth at Opera North‚ Nadir in Les pêcheurs de perles‚ Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi‚ Trin La fanciulla del West and Flavio Norma at Opera Holland Park and Werther (title role) for Scottish Opera.
Among Yun’s recent engagements are Hoffmann in Les Contes d’Hoffmann‚ Prince in The Love for Three Oranges and Lensky in Eugene Onegin at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore and Italian Singer in Der Rosenkavalier, at Opera North. Jung Soo Yun has performed for Prince Charles at St. James’ Palace and has appeared as a guest artist in Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s Christmas Concert at Cadogan Hall in London. 2018 he returns to Danish National opera as Alfredo in Traviata.