Kihwan Sim


Bass-Baritone

Kihwan Sim - Photo: Barbara Aumüller
Kihwan Sim joined the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 2012/13, after a year in our Opera Studio. During the 2014/15 season he sings Colline in a revival of La Bohème and, all new productions, Rodolfo in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Ludwig VI in Weber's Euryanthe and A Police Commissioner in Der Rosenkavalier. He also gives a recital in the Holzfoyer this June. Roles for the company in recent seasons have included Jean Procida (Die Sizilianische Vesper/The Sicilian Vespers), Angelotti (Tosca), Phorbas (Enescu's Oedipe), Gottardo (Die diebische Elster/The Thieving Magpie), the title role in Die Hochzeit des Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro, George Talbot (concert performances of Maria Stuarda) and the Duke of Albany (Reimann's Lear). He was born in Seoul and studied at the Yonsei University School of Music and Hochschule for Music and Theatre in Hamburg and has already enjoyed great success at many international singing competitions, including the 2009 »Neue Stimmen/New Voices« in Gütersloh, 2010 »Paris International Opera Competition« and 1st Prize at the 2011 international »Concours Régine Crespin« in Paris. He made his professional operatic debut in Germany singing the title role in Le nozze di Figaro in Darmstadt. Other engagements have included Leporello (Don Giovanni) in Seoul's KNUA Concert Hall, Mozart's Figaro and Handel's Pallante (Agrippina) in the Arts Hall of the Korean Broadcasting Company and Masetto at the 2011 Savonlinna Opera Festival.

Saison 2014/2015


DER ROSENKAVALIER
(The Knight of the Rose)

Richard Strauss
DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
EURYANTHE
Carl Maria von Weber
LA BOHÈME
Giacomo Puccini
LA SONNAMBULA
Vincenzo Bellini
Recital by KIHWAN SIM in the Holzfoyer
May
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DON CARLO
Giuseppe Verdi
Thursday 09.05.2013 18:30 h
Opera House

LANDSCHAFT MIT ENTFERNTEN VERWANDTEN
(Landscape with distant relations)
Heiner Goebbels
Thursday 09.05.2013 20:00 h
Bockenheimer Depot

next new production:


DREI EINAKTER
(Three One Act Operas)
Bohuslav Martinu
Saturday 04.07.2015 19:30 h
Bockenheimer Depot

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