Sarah Seunghwa Chae

Sarah Seunghwa Chae

Sarah Seungwha Chae is a Korean soprano born in 1991. Last year she graduated from the Hochschule für Musik Saar in Germany, and she is now continuing to study for a master’s degree. In opera she has sung to title role in Janáček’s Cunning Little Vixen, Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème and Lucia in Britten’s Rape of Lucretia. In December 2018 she was awarded a Wagner Scholarship to go to Bayreuth. As a soloist with orchestra she has sung in Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
G.F. Händel  Messiah: I know that my Redeemer liveth
R. Strauss Kornblumen (Dahn)
C. Debussy Pierrot (de Banville)
G. Verdi Rigoletto: “Caro nome” (Gilda)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius  Demanten på marssnön (Wecksell)
L. Dallapiccola Quattro liriche di Antonio Machado
  1. La primavera ha venido 
  2. Ayer sone que veia a dios
  3. Señor ya me arrancaste
  4. La primavera ha venido 
J. Turina  Poema en forma de canciones (Campoamor)
  2. Nunca olvida
  3. Cantares
  4. Los dos miedos
  5. Los locas por amor
C. Gounod  Roméo et Juliette: “Amour ranime mon courage” (Juliette)
   
Final  
J. Massenet  Manon: “Je marche sur tous les chemins” (Manon Lescaut)
G. Donizetti  Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio” (Lucia)

 

Preliminary round