Tae-Hwan Yun


Tenor Tae Hwan Yun completed his vocal training at the University of Suwon Hwasung in South Korea with a bachelor's degree in 2014. A master's degree in lied, concert and opera led him to the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts in the class of Prof. Katharina Dau. He is a multiple prize winner at international singing competitions: in 2017 he won, among others, the Promotional Prize of the Richard Strauss Competition in Munich, and in 2018 he received 3rd prize at the Primo Concorso Lirico Internazionale Giulio Fregosi in Voghera.

In 2019, he was awarded 3rd prize and the Lied Prize at the 11th Immling International Singing Competition in Bad-Endorf. He also won the 3rd prize as well as the audience prize at the 2nd International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition at the Schönbrunn Palace Theater. From 2018 to 2020, Tae Hwan Yun belonged to the Opera Studio at the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, where he sang roles such as Harlequin/Soldier in Viktor Ullmann's "The Emperor of Atlantis", Manol in Ludger Vollmer's "Border", Gastone in Verdi's "La traviata", Iskra in Tchaikovsky's "Mazeppa", 2. Nazarene in R. Strauss' "Salome" as well as Belmonte in the children's opera "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" (after Mozart).

Guest engagements took him to the Landestheater Niederbayern as Lord Cecil in Donizetti's "Robert Devereux", to the Theater Bonn as Don Riccardo in Verdi's "Ernani" and 1st Mandarin in Franckenstein's "LI-TAI-PE" and as Goro he made a guest appearance in Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" at the Eutin Festival 2022. In his home country he also sang the role of Nemorino in Donizetti's "L'elisir d'amore" and in Neustadt an der Weinstraße Ferrando in Mozart's "Così fan tutte".

Tae Hwan Yun will take on the roles of Abbé von Chazeuil and Maggiordomo in Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" at Deutsche Oper am Rhein in season 2022/23.

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