Hyejin LEE 이혜진
Korean Soprano Hyejin Lee will be as Gilda ( Rigoletto ), Nannetta ( Falstaff ), Zerlina ( Don Giovanni ), Servilia ( La clemenza di Tito ) on stage during her 2021/2022 season.
During the season 2020/21 in Magdeburg she was on stage as Gilda (Rigoletto), Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), Arsena (The Gypsy Baron)
In 2019, she was awarded with a scholarship from the Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation.
Since season 2018/19, Hyejin Lee has been part of the ensemble of Theater Magdeburg where she performed as Norina (Don Pasquale), Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute), Atalanta (Serse), Manja (Countess Mariza), and Sandman/Dewman (Hansel and Gretel) during the season 2020/21.
She has done her master’s degree in singing under Prof. Klesie Kelly-Moog at the Hochschule für Musik Frankfurt and is currently studying Soloklasse under Prof. Sabine Ritterbusch at the HMTMH Hannover.
In 2017, she won the 1st prize, as well as the audience award, at the International Music Competition Cologne, which awarded her with an engagement at the Floraball Cologne which is taking place in summer of 2018. She has also been finalist at the Competition dell’Opera in 2017.
In 2015 she was able to take the role of the Queen of the Night in W.A.Mozarts “The Magic Flute” and She also was invited by The Kukmin Daily Debut Concert.
Her talent then has been recognized again in South Korea, and she received the 1st prize at a Korean Singing Competition, as well as at the Chosun International Concours and a Vocal Music Competition in Daegu, and the 2nd prize at the Dong-A music competition.
Hyejin Lee began classical singing at the age of 12 and graduated from Yewon School. Already as a Seoul arts high school student (Study under Nasook Han), she has won many national competitions, such as the Ewha & Kyunghyang News Concours, the Sejong & Mail Business News Music Concours Grand Prix and the Korean Voice Competition. Hyejin Lee then studied at and graduated with Cum Laude from Seoul National University (Study under Prof.Mihye Park, Yooncho Cho).
... 'Just as impressively designed Hyejin Lee (Servilia) with enchanting representational power and bell-like soprano voice. ‘...
... 'The ensemble also shows high solo quality in the other roles: ... Hyejin Lee as Servilia, with the touching charm of the voice, shaping the sister of Sextus. ‘...
... 'One of the musical highlights of the production is, in addition to the great solos, singing in the ensemble. Listening to each other sensitively, the individual voices find common vibrations and sing with a harmony that is seldom seen in opera houses. ‘...
•MDR CULTURE critic
... 'Hyejin Lee had the difficult part of the coloratura joyful bride "Arsena" and did very well in this difficult role. ‘...
•Der Opernfreund, Gerhard Eckels, November 19, 2018
The lovers Norina / Ernesto, both in a Gothic-Punk look, were entrusted to two young newcomers to the Magdeburg ensemble who made their debut in their roles. With an already very confident voice leading, crystal-clear hit notes and singing with pure intonation, Hyejin Lee impressed as a very lively Norina who was funny and exaggerated in her behavior towards Pasquale. Her clear coloratura soprano combined beautifully in the sentimental love duet in the reeds with the characteristic timbred tenor of Benjamin Lee as Ernesto.
South Korean Hyejin Lee dared to play the Donizetti opera 'Linda the Chamounix' and mastered the insane aria 'O
luce di quest’anima' with an ease that astonished
Representation: worldwide (excluding Korea)