Hyunjee Kim, mezzo soprano
Concert Date: Monday November 17, 2003, 8pm; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Program: Donaudy "Arorosi miei giorni", "Luoghi sereni e cari; Beethoven An Die Ferne Geliebte; Brahms "Verzagen", "Die Mainacht", "Von ewiger Liebe"; Faure Poeme d'un Jour; Duparc "Au pays ou se fait la guerre", "Chanson Triste", "La vie Anterieure"; Ibert Quarte chanson de Don Quichotte
Artists: Byungwoo Kim, baritone; Hyunjee Kim, soprano; Israel Gursky, piano
Biography: Started as a Mezzo Soprano, developed and gained experiences during the years. Ms. Kim, a native of Busan Korea, has won the third prize in the Metropolitan National Council Audition 2003 Eastern Region and obtained New York State Assembly Citation Women in History Artist Award in 2002. As she was a Mezzo Soprano, she performed Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw at the Juilliard opera productin in 2003, Mrs. Herring in Albert Herring at the Juilliard opera workshop in 2001, opera scenes such as Charlotte in Werther, Mistress Quickly in Falstaff at The Juilliard School, Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro., Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte at Wheller Opera House in Aspen, 3rd lady in Magic Flute, Fidalma in II matrimonio segreto at Mannes and Margheritta in Louise at Kaye Playhouse in NY. She also has apperared as a soloist in Gloria (Vivaldi) and Messiah (Handel). She has been heard in numerous concerts and recitals throughout Korea and New York in major halls including Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Juilliard Paul Hall, Busan Cultural Center Medium Hall. She has participated in master classes with Fedora Barbieri, Phyllis Curtin, and Regina Resalk. She graduated Juilliard pre-college and she holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mannes College of Music and recently obtained Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School. Currently, she is in the Professional Studies program at Mannes under Ruth Falcon. She also has studied with Beverly Peck Johnson. Marlena Malas, Stephen Smith, Beth Roberts and Lorraine Nubar.