Jaeil Kim

Jaeil Kim

Jaeil Kim is a Korean tenor, born in 1988. After studies in his home town of Seoul, he moved to Germany and joined the opera class of the Theaterakademie August Everding. Since the autumn of 2017 he has been with the studio of the Frankfurt Opera and has performed a number of smaller roles. In the 2018/19 season in Frankfurt he has sung the roles of Rodrigo in Verdi’s Otello and a Shepherd in Strauss’s Daphne. He has sung Roberto in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda at the Freiburg Opera, and Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata in Seoul. In concert he has performed Monteverdi’s Vespers, Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Händel’s oratorio Messiah and Haydn’s Theresienmesse

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
J.S. Bach Matthäus-Passion: Mein Jesus schweigt
G. Rossini La promessa (Metastasio)
F. Schubert Versunken (Goethe)
W. A. Mozart Die Zauberflöte: “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön” (Tamino)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius Sehnsucht (Weiss)
L. v. Beethoven An die ferne Geliebte (Jeitteles)
  1. Auf dem Hügel sitz ich spähend
  2. Wo die Berge so blau
  3. Leichte Segler in den Höhen
  4. Diese Wolken in den Höhen
  5. Es kehret der Maien
  6. Nimm sie hin denn diese Lieder
P. Tšaikovski Jevgeni Onegin: ”Kuda, kuda vy udalilis” (Lenski)
   
Final  
W. A. Mozart Don Giovanni:    ”Il mio tesoro” (Don Ottavio)
G. Donizetti Il Duca D'Alba: “Angelo casto e bel” (Marcello)

 

Preliminary round