SEUNG-GI JUNG - Bariton

Seung-Gi Jung

South Korean baritone Seung-Gi Jung was a prize winner in several international competitions including the Otavio Ziino International singing competition in Rome 2006 (1st prize), the 48th International singing competition in Toulouse 2008 (1st prize), International Singing Competition Ernst Haefliger in Bern 2008 (1st prize), the International Queen Sonja Competition 2009 in Oslo (1st prize), International Voice Competition Luciano Pavarotti 2008 in Modena (2nd prize), and the latest in 2011 Bilbao International singing competition (1st prize)

In Korea Seung-Gi made his operatic debut, singing Figaro(Le nozze di Figaro) and Germont (La Traviata). His recent engagemnts include Renato(Un ballo in Maschera)at the theatre in Bern, Switzerland, Yeletsky(Pique Dame) in Karlsruhe and Tonio(Pagliacci) at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad alongside with Giuseppe Giacomini.

From 2009/2010 He engaged as a member of the ensemble at the Augsburg theatre in Germany, where his roles include Ping(Turandot), Enrico(Lucia di Lammermoor), Marchese di Posa (Don Carlos), Sharpless(Madama Butterfly), Amonasro (Aida), Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Count Luna(Il Trovatore). In last 2010/2011 he is invited to sing Marcello(La Bohème) at Theatre du Capitole in Toulouse and Teatro La Fenice in Venice and also Germont(La Traviata) in Teatro La Fenice in Venice, In Korean national opera he has interpreted recently the roles of Posa in Don Carlos and Rigoletto.

In 2011/2012 He started at the ensemble of the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe where his roles include Rigoletto(Rigoletto), Germont(La Traviata), Herruffer(Lohengrin), Escamillio(Carmen), Wolfram(Tannhäuser), Renato(Un Ballo in Maschera), Ford(Falstaff)

Vocal Awards:

  • First Prize 14th International singing competition "Bilbao" in Bilbao - Spain
  • First Prize International singing competition "Queen Sonja" in Oslo - Norway
  • First Prize 47th International singing competition "Toulouse" in Toulouse - France
  • First Prize 6th International singing competition 'Ottavio Ziino' in Roma - Italy
  • First Prize International singing competition "Ernst Haefliger" in Bern -Swiss
  • Second Prize International Voice competition "Luciano Pavarotti" in Modena - Italy
  • Second Prize 14th International singing competition 'Ferruccio Tagliavini" in Graz - Austria
  • Second Prize 9th Internaltional singing competition "Ruggero Leoncavallo" in Montalto Uffugo-Italy
  • Third Prize International singing competition 'Montserrat Caballe' in Zaragoza -Spain
  • Third Prize International singing competition 'Jaume Aragall' in Sabadell(Barcelona) -Spain

Operatic Experience:

  • Count Almaviva - Le nozze di Figaro - Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Enrico - Lucia di Lammermoor - G. Donizetti / Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Germont - La traviata -G. Verdi - Teatro La Fenice / Italy
  • Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe / Germany
  • Korean National Opera Seoul / Korea Rodrigo - Don Carlos - G. Verdi / Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Korean National Opera Seoul / Korea Rigoletto - Rigoletto - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe / Germany
  • Korean National Opera Seoul / Korea Renato - Un Ballo in Maschera -G.Verdi / Stadttheater Bern / Switzerland
  • Conte di Luna -Il Trovatore - G. Verdi / Stadttheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Amonasro - Aida - G. Verdi - Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Wolfram - Tannhauser - R.Wagner - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
  • Daegu International opera festival (Nov. 2013) Donner - Das Rheingold - R. Wagner - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Mar. 2013)
  • Herald - Lohengrin - R. Wagner - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (April. 2012)
  • Tonio - Pagliacci - R. Leoncavallo / Menuhin Music Festaval / Gstaad/ Switzerland
  • Escamillio - Carmen - G. Bizet - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
  • Graf - Der ferne Klang - F. Schrecker / Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Shapless - Madama Butterfly - G. Puccini - Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Ping - Turandot - G. Puccini - Stadtheater Augsburg / Germany
  • Marcello - La Boheme - G. Puccini - Théeatre du Capitole / Toulouse / France
  • Teatro La Fenice / Venice / Italy

Engagement:

  • Renato - Un Ballo in Maschera - G. Verdi - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Oct. 2013~2015) Wolfram - Tannhauser - R. Wagner - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Jan. 2014)
  • Rigoletto - Rigoletto - G. Verdi - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Feb. 2014)
  • Marcello - La Boheme - G. Puccini - Korea national opera Seoul (Mar. 2014)
  • Nachtwächter - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - R. Wagner - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (April 2014) Marcello - La Boheme - G. Puccini - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Jan. 2015)
  • Germont - La Traviata - G. Verdi - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (April. 2015)
  • Ford - Falstaff - G. Verdi - Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Jul. 2015)
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