Kyu Choi

Kyu Choi

Kyu Choi is a Korean baritone, born in 1991. He studied at the Korean National University of Arts, and continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has given numerous solo concerts, for example at the Wigmore Hall in London and the Seoul Arts Center. His recent operatic performances were with the Royal Academy in London, where he sang the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Robert in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Dr. Falke in Strauss II's Die Fledermaus. He won the Opera prize at the 2017 Mozart Singing Competition.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
J.S. Bach  Weihnachtsoratorium: Grosser Herr, o starker König
R. Schumann Der Soldat (Andersen)
M. Ravel  Chanson à boire (Morand)
G. Verdi    Falstaff: “È sogno? O realtà?” (Ford)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius Var det en dröm? (Wecksell)
R.Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel (Stevenson)
  1. The Vagabond
  3. The Roadside fire
  4. Youth and love
  7. Whither must I wander?
  8. Bright is the ring of words
W.A. Mozart Cosí fan tutte: “Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo” (Guglielmo)
   
Final  
P. Tšaikovski Iolanta: ”Kto možet” (Robert)
G. Verdi Don Carlo: “Per me giunto… Io morro” (Rodrigo)