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David DQ Lee


Korean countertenor David DQ Lee makes his Prague National Theatre debut as Prince Go-Go in Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre.

In the 2006/07 season he made his debut at the Staatsoper Hamburg, where he sang the title role in Handel's Radamisto, and at the Wiener Volksoper as Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. He is a frequent guest at Staatsoper Hamburg, Opernhaus Zürich, Theater Basel, Dresden Semperoper, Komische Oper Berlin, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf and Duisburg, Halle Oper, Oper Frankfurt, La Scala in Milan, Korean National Opera and many international music festivals.

With a broad repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary music, jazz and new age, he has performed in opera performances and concerts in collaboration with many international orchestras and opera companies. In the past he has worked with conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Kenneth Montgomery, Timothy Vernon, William Christie, Sergiu Comissiona, Edoardo Müller, Martin Haselböck, Alfred Eschwé, Andrea Marcon, Alessandro de Marchi, Marcus Creed, René Jacobs, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and others.

He has won numerous international competitions, including the Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition in Barcelona, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in New York, Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition in Finland, Queen Elizabeth International Competition in Belgium, Musica Sacra International Competition in Italy, Rosa Ponselle International Vocal Competition, Young Concert Artist inc. International Competition and George London Competition in New York.