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, A Police Commissioner in Der Rosenkavalier and take part in the first ever performances in Frankfurt of Martinůs Julietta. Roles for the company in recent seasons have included Jean Procida (Die Sizilianische Vesper/The Sicilian Vespers) Cesare 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
EURYANTHE
Carl Maria von Weber
JULIETTA
Bohuslav Martinu
LA BOHÈME
Giacomo Puccini
LA SONNAMBULA
Vincenzo Bellini
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Opera to go - After work
Wednesday 29.01.2014 18:30 h
Holzfoyer

DIE GESPENSTERSONATE
(The Ghost Sonata)
Aribert Reimann
Wednesday 29.01.2014 19:30 h
Bockenheimer Depot

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SIRENEN
(Sirens)
Rolf Riehm
Sunday 14.09.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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