Shin Youngok


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 Shin Youngok's Early life and education

Youngok Shin was born in Seoul , South Korea , the youngest of three daughters.

She studied at the Juilliard School in New York where she received both her Bachelor and Masters degrees in Music.

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 Shin Youngok's Career

Youngok Shin made her opera debut as Susanna inLe nozze di Figaroin the 1989 Spoleto Festival USA . A winner of the Metropolitan Opera 's 1990 National Council Auditions, she made her debut at the Met as Azema in Rossini 'sSemiramideon 30 November 1990. She has since sung over 80 performances with the company.

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 Shin Youngok's Repertoire

Opera roles

  • Adina,L'elisir d'amore( Donizetti )
  • Azema,Semiramide( Rossini )
  • Bianca,Bianca e Fernando(Bellini)
  • Elvira,I puritani, ( Bellini )
  • Gilda,Rigoletto( Verdi )
  • Lakmé,Lakmé( Delibes )
  • Lucia,Lucia di Lammermoor(Donizetti)
  • Nachtigall (Nightingale),Die Vögel( Braunfels )
  • Nightingale,L'enfant et les sortilèges( Ravel )
  • Oscar,Un ballo in maschera(Verdi)
  • Queen,Perelà, uomo di fumo( Dusapin )
  • Susanna,Le nozze di Figaro( Mozart )
  • Zerlina,Don Giovanni(Mozart)

Concert work

  • Carmina Burana( Carl Orff )
  • Symphony No. 8( Mahler )

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 Shin Youngok's Recordings

  • 1995 -《Youngok Shin-Vocalise》
  • 1996 -《Ave Maria》
  • 1997 -《A Dream》
  • 1997 -《Youngok Shin*Sumi Jo》
  • 1998 -《My Romance》
  • 2000 -《Sacred Songs》
  • 2001 -《White Christmas》
  • 2003 -《My Songs》
  • 2004 -《Chansons D'Amour Live In Seoul, 2003》
  • 2006 -《Love Duets》
  • 2008 -《Cinématique》
  • 2009 -《천추태후 O.S.T》

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 Shin Youngok's Awards and honors

  • Olga Koussevitzky Young Artists Award (First Prize in Voice) 1989

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 Shin Youngok's Family and personal life

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 Shin Youngok's References

  1. Lee Hyo-won, "'Music is Food for Soul': Soprano Shin Young-ok", Korea Times, 12 April 2007
  2. Cummings, David (ed), "Youngok Shin", International Who's Who in Classical Music 2003, Europa Publications, p. 885
  3. Youngok Shin on the MetOpera Database
  4. Musicians Club of New York List of past winners of the Olga Koussevitzky Young Artists Award

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