Gihoon Kim

Gihoon Kim

Gihoon Kim (b. 1991) is a baritone from Korea, currently a soloist with the Hanover State Opera. He began his studies at Yonsei University in Seoul, and is now working on his master’s degree at the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He has won singing competitions both nationally and internationally. In addition to singing the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, he has sung Marullo in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Marcello in Puccini’s La Bohème and Demetrius in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
C. Ph. E. Bach Magnificat: Fecit potentiam
F. Schubert  An Schwager Kronos (Goethe)
J. Brahms Die Mainacht (Hölty)
G. Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia: “Largo al factotum” (Figaro)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius Lastu lainehilla (Calamnius)
J. Brahms Vier ernste Gesänge
  1. Denn es gehet dem Menschen
  2. Ich wandte mich
  3. O Tod
  4. Wenn ich mit Menschen und mit Engelszungen redete
G. Verdi Falstaff: “È sogno? O realtà?” (Ford)
   
Final  
R. Leoncavallo I Pagliacci:”Si puo?” (Tonio)
U. Giordano Andrea Chenier: “Nemico della Patria” (Gerard)