The lyrical tenor Hyojong Kim has been a member of the opera ensemble at Theater Bremen since the season 2012/13. This season he will be singing Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, a role that he has been singing there before and Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni. During summer he was invited to Confidencen, Sweden’s oldest rococo theatre, singing Acis in Händel’s Acis and Galatea, a role and a production that received a lot of positive attention.
Highlights earlier seasons at Theater Bremen include Conte d’Almvaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Leicester in Maria Stuarda, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Andres in Wozzeck, Remendado in Carmen, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti, Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Janek in the Makropulos Case, Ruggiero in Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso, Pilade in Oreste by Händel and Michel, the male leading character in Bohuslav Martinu’s dream opera Juliette, ou la clé des songes.
Hyojong Kim has also been engaged at Staatstheater Oldenburg singing Ferrando in Così fan tutte and at Staatsoper Hannover singing Alfredo Germont in Verdi’s La Traviata.
His repertoire for the concert stages includes Bach’s St Matthew Passion, St John Passion and Weihnachtsoratorium, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9, Mozart’s requiem, Stabat Mater by Rossini and The Seasons by Haydn.