Jeongmeen Ahn

Jeongmeen Ahn

Jeongmeen Ahn is a Korean baritone, born in 1991. He began his singing studies at Seoul National University and continued in Stuttgart and Munich in the opera class of the Theaterakademie August Everding. He has won the Richard Strauss Singing Competition in Munich, the Korean Music Competition and the Tokyo Competition. In concert he has performed songs by Strauss, Mahler, Schubert and Schumann. In Korea he has song the roles of Papageno in Mozart’s Magic Flute and Malatesta in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. In Germany he has sung Raphaël in Saint-Saëns’ L’ancêtre and the Devil in Hanke’s contemporary opera The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
J.S. Bach   Wachet auf, ihr Adern und ihr Glieder
G. Mahler  Liebst du um Schönheit (Rückert)
F. Poulenc Je suis tant que dure le jour (anon.)
R. Leoncavallo I Pagliacci: “Decidi il mio destin” (Silvio)
   
Semifinals  
Y. Kilpinen  Illalla (Leino)
R. Schumann  Liederkreis op. 39 (Eichendorff)
  1. In der Fremde
  2. Intermezzo
  4. Die Stille
  5. Mondnacht
  6. Schöne Fremde
  9. Wehmut
  12. Frühlingsnacht
P. Tšaikovski Pikovaja Dama: Ja vas ljublju (Jeletski)
   
Final  
G. Verdi Don Carlo: “Per me giunto… Io morro” (Rodrigo)
R. Wagner  Tannhäuser: “O du mein holder Abendstern” (Wolfram)