Hera Hyesang Park, soprano

Hallled by The New York Times for heir “bright, clear voic,e and impressive coloratura technique,” Korean soprano Hera Hyesang Park is attracting the attention of opera houses and coIncert houses worldwide. In the 2022-23 season, Hyesang returns to the Staatsoper Berlin for Adina L’elisir d’amore and makes her role debut as Nannetta Falstaff al The Metropolitan Opera. In concert, she sings Mahler’s Symphony No. with San Diego Symphony and Naples Philharmonic; Handel’s Messiah with St. Paul’s Chamber Orchestra and appears with Baltimore Symphony as soloist in their Lunar New Year celebration concert. Hyesang will also giv,e recital and concert performances on tour in Mexico, South America and South Korea.

The 2021-22 season saw Hyesaing triumph In three role debuts: Pamina The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera; Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro at Glyndebourne Festival and Adina at Staatsoper Berlin. She also made her Opera national de Paris debut in Marina Abramovic’s Seven Deaths of Maria Ca.ffasConcert highlights included gala concerts with the New York Philllarmonic and Prague Philharmonia as well as a multi-city tour of South Kore-a.

Hera Hyesang Park’s honours and awards include first prize in the April 2016 Gerda Lissner Foundation International Competition, second prize and the Audience Choice Award at the 2015 Montreal International Musical Competition, winning second place overall in the women’s division in Placido Domingo’s 2015 International Operalia competition, as well as taking First Prize in the women’s Zarzuela.

Hera Hyeasang Park records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. Her debut album am Hera was released in November 2020.






Sung-Won Yang, cello

Biography: Cellist Sung-Won Yang has performed throughout the world as a soloist and chamber musician. He has given solo and chamber music concerts in prestigious venues as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, the Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Opera City Hall in Tokyo, Symphony Hall in Osaka and the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. His recitals have also led to other leading cities, such as London, Rome, Frankfurt, Madrid, Prague, Helsinki, Boston, Seattle, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Sydney and many others. Born in Korea, Sung-Won Yang graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris and was assistant to Janos Starker at Indiana University in the United States. He was invited to be in the jury of the International Competition of Chamber Music in Banff, Canada, the International Cello Competition André Navarra in France, the International Cello Competition Cassado Japan and the Tongyeong International Competition in Korea. Recipient of numerous awards, he is currently a professor of cello at the School of Music Yonsei University in Seoul, visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music and Artistic Director of the Festival Owon at Chateau de la Bourdaisière, in France.