Youngok Shin


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 Youngok Shin'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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 Youngok Shin'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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 Youngok Shin'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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 Youngok Shin'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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 Youngok Shin's Awards and honors

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

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 Youngok Shin's Family and personal life

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 Youngok Shin's References

  1. ^ Lee Hyo-won,"'Music is Food for Soul': Soprano Shin Young-ok" , , 12 April 2007
  2. ^ Cummings, David (ed), ,International Who's Who in Classical Music 2003, Europa Publications, p. 885
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  4. ^ Musicians Club of New York

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