Tae-Hwan YUN

Tenor

Biography

Tenor Tae Hwan Yun completed his vocal training at the University of Suwan Hwasung in South Korea with a bachelor's degree in 2014. A master's degree in song, concert and opera led him to the Mannhein Univercity of Music and Performing arts in the class of Professor Katharina Dau. And he studied in Professor Stefanie Krahnenfeld’s solo class.

 

Tae Hwan Yun sang in his home country Nemorino in Donizetti's "L'elisir d'amore". In Germany, he appeared as Ferrando in Mozart's "Così fan tutte" at the Theater Neustadt an der Weinstraße and in the role of Male Chorus in Britten's "The Rape of Lucretia" in a co-production of the Nationaltheater Mannheim with the HfMdK Mannheim.

 

In 2017, Tae Hwan Yun won the sponsorship prize of the Richard Strauss Competition Munich and was a finalist of the 24th International Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach am Wörther See. In 2018, he became a finalist of the X. Concorso Internazionale di Canto Lirico in Ravello. In the same year, he was awarded 3rd prize at the Primo Concorso Lirico Internazionale "Giulio Fregosi" in Voghera. He was awarded 3rd prize and the Song prize at the 11th International Singing Competition Immling in Bad-Endorf in 2019. Furthermore, Tae Hwan Yun won the 3rd prize and the Audience prize at the 2nd International Helmut Deutsch Song Competition at the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in Vienna. He was also a finalist in the Emerich Smola Förderpreis "SWR Young Opera Stars" in 2020.

 

From 2018 until 2019-20 season, Tae Hwan Yun was a member of the International Opera Studio of Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern. 2018-19 season he appeared as Harlequin/Soldier in Ullmann's "Der Kaiser von Atlantis" and as Manol in Vollmer's "Border". 2019-20 season he appeared as Gastone in the Verdi opera "La Traviata" and as Iskra in Tchaikovsky’s "Mazeppa" as well as Tenor Solo in the Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elias", Second Nazarene in "Salome" and Belmonte in the children’s edition of Mozart’s "Die Entführung aus dem Serail".

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