Yeseul Choi

Yeseul Choi is a Korean soprano. She was born in 1989 and gained her master’s degree from the Seoul College of Music. After moving to the USA, she studied first at the new England Conservatory; she is now continuing her studies at the Mannes School of Music in New York. She has sung the roles of Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Barbarina and Susanna in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen and Pamina in Mozart’s Magic Flute in New York student productions. She has appeared as a soloist with a number of Korean orchestras and has won first prize in two competitions in her native country, the Ewha Kyunghyang Music Competition and the Haneum Competition.

Born in 1989


South Korean

Piano: Kirill Kozlovski


Preliminary round

J.S. Bach

Magnificat – Quia respexit

H. Wolf

Er ist’s (Mörike)

S. Rahmaninov

Ne poi, krasavitsa, pri mne (Puškin)

G. Donizetti

Don Pasquale: “Quel guardo il cavaliere” (Norina)


J. Sibelius

Var det en dröm? (Wecksell)

F. Liszt

Oh! quand je dors (Hugo)
Enfant, si j’étais roi (Hugo)
Comment, disaient-ils (Hugo)

V. Bellini

I Capuleti e i Montecchi: “Oh! quante volte” (Giuletta)


G. Rossini

Le comte Ory: “En proie à la tristesse” (Countess Adele)

W. A. Mozart

Zaïde: “Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben” (Zaïde)

Competition performances

Preliminary round

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