An evening of opera awaits classical music lovers as two of Korea’s multi-awarded singers, soprano Yun-Kyoung Yi and baritone Daesan No, perform on March 27, 7 p.m., at the Ayala Museum, Makati City.
The concert is presented by the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music and Ayala Museum.
Yun and Daesan have captivated opera fans and critics alike with their “impeccable musicality, unique vocal versatility and heartfelt interpretation.”
Last heard in Manila as Violetta and Padre Germont, respectively, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ highly acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera masterpiece “La Traviata,” their new concert promises a blissful night for opera enthusiasts.
Yun, second prize winner of the 37th Bellini International Vocal Competition in Italy, has performed in Bulgaria, Cuba, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Italy and South Korea.
Recently, she taught opera singing to students of Il Sistema in Venezuela.
Baritone Daesan, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, performed the role of Falstaff in “Tanglewood” under the baton of Seiji Ozawa, the lead role in “Rigoletto,” and Leporello in “Don Giovanni” with the Lyric Opera of San Antonio, Scarpia in Puccini’s “Tosca,” and Escamillo in “Carmen” with the New York City Opera and Opera Grand Rapids.
Daesan has also performed with the BBC National Orchestra at the Barbican Hall in London, the Montreal Symphony and the Mexico Symphony Orchestra at the Palacio de Bellas Artes.
Tickets are available at the UST Conservatory of Music (7314022), MCO Foundation (7500768 or 0920-9540053), and 0918-3473027 (c/o Allan Andres).