|Yujoong in Rigoletto.|
Voice Type: Tenor
Home Town: Seoul, S.Korea
Aria choices for the Region Finals (subject to change):
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön - Die Zauberflöte - Mozart
Lunge da lei - La Traviata - Verdi
Il mio tesoro - Don Giovanni - Mozart
Quanto è bella - L'Elisir d'Amore - Donizetti
Kuda, kuda - Eugene Onegin – Tchaikovsky
OI: How did you become an opera singer?
YK: I think I am not yet an opera singer. I want to be a professional opera singer because opera includes every part of arts, such as acting, music and staging. I am so happy and excited when I am on the stage.
OI: What is your favorite aria/opera/composer?
YK: All Bass arias / La Boheme / Mozart.
OI: How have you been preparing for the Region Finals?
YK: I am getting coaching and voice lessons as much as possible, but nothing special. I should be ready to sing anytime, anywhere; that is the destiny of a person who wants to be a professional opera singer.