Hyun-Jong Roh Tenor
Season 23/24 ArtistSeason 24/25 ArtistChorus of the Opera

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Biography

Hyun-Jong Roh studied music at Hansei University, South Korea, before studying singing at the Parma Conservatory with Giuliano Ciannella and Lelio Capilupi. In France, he studied at the Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatoire with Liliane Mazeron, where he unanimously obtained the First Prize in Singing. Since 2002 he has won many international singing competitions: Minerbio, Umberto Sacchetti, Mantua, Rhodesne, Riccardo Zandonai, Marmande... Hyun-Jong Roh has also performed numerous recitals in Korea, France and Italy.

On the concert platform, he has been a solo tenor in Franz Liszt’s Gaudeamus Igitur (cathedral of Parma) and has been invited to perform as a solo tenor in the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris for Mystère de la conversion de Paul Claudel by composer François Narboni. On the operatic stage, Hyun-Jong Roh has portrayed Giuseppe in La Traviata at Seoul Opera, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto and Rodolphe in La Bohème in Parma, Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola at the Île‑de‑France Festival.

At the Paris Opera: Lohengrin (Ein brabantische Edle), 2017 ; Don Carlo (Un araldo), Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Nathanaël), 2020

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 29 March to 25 April 2025

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