Hera Hyesang Park Soprano

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Born in South Korea, Hera Hyesang Park studied at the Juilliard School of New York before joining the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera New York. She won many prizes at international singing competitions, including the Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition, the Montreal International Competition, the Operalia Plácido Domingo competition.

She made her house debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York in the role of the First Nymph (Rusalka) and portrayed Najade (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Glyndebourne Festival, Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) at the Seoul Opera, Musetta (La Bohème) at Komische Oper in Berlin, Despina (Così fan tutte) at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Aldimira (Sigismondo) with the Rundfunkorchester in Munich. She performed A German Requiem (Brahms) at the St Thomas Church Concert Series before returning at the Metropolitan Opera New York as Amore (Orphée et Eurydice) and at the Glyndebourne Festival as Rosina (The Barber of Seville).

She took part in the premiere of 7 Deaths of Maria Callas in Munich and sang Gilda (Rigoletto) at Komische Oper in Berlin. More recently, she was Despina at the Glyndebourne Festival, Pamina (The Magic Flute) at the New York Lincoln Center and Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Adina (L’elisir d’amore) at Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, Nannetta (Falstaff) at Metropolitan Opera and in Budapest.

At the Paris Opera: 7 Deaths of Maria Callas (La Traviata, Violetta Valery), 2021

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