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Kyungho Kim

Guest of the Opera


Korean tenor Kyungho Kim made his National Theatre debut on May 22, 2018, as Roméo (Roméo et Juliette, the State Opera production), and he returned there as Alfredo (La traviata), Macduff (Macbeth) and the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto). Kyungho Kim is a graduate of the National University of Arts in Seoul. From 2011 to 2013, he was a member of the International Opera Studio of the Staatsoper in Berlin, where he performed as Flavio in Norma, among other roles. He has garnered a number of prizes, including at the Bellini International Vocal Competition. In December 2012, he debuted to great acclaim as Chevalier des Grieux (Manon) in Dortmund, and since then he has performed as a guest at the Staatsoper in Berlin and regularly appeared at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava (as the Duke in Rigoletto, Rodolfo in La bohème, Roméo in Roméo et Juliette, Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra). Since 2015, he has regularly performed as a guest at the Oper Leipzig (Ismael in Nabucco, Alfredo in La traviata, Heinrich in Tannhäuser, Rodolfo in La bohème, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Edgardo in Lucie di Lammermoor, etc.). In 2016, Kim made his debut at the Bregenzer Festspiele (as Pong in Turandot).