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Myeong Lee

Mezzo-Soprano

Myeong Lee

South Korean mezzo-soprano, Myeong Lee, has garnered acclaim in the United States and abroad. Among her most recent successes are concerts at the Caramoor Festival where she performed on the Mozart Gala along with Sumi Jo, Will Crutchfield and the Caramoor Orchestra. During the same season she covered Ewa Podles for Caramoor’s production of Tancredi. Past performances include guest appearances with Pacific Opera, Stony Brook Opera, the Boston University Opera Institute, the Sound Symphony Orchestra, Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, and Washington Soloist Ensemble. She has also performed recitals in New York, Boston, and Seoul.

In addition to the standard operatic repertoire, Myeong’s musical interests have led her to Baroque and Contemporary music. Her diverse repertoire includes  the roles of Tancredi (Tancredi), Myrtale(Thais), Laura (La Gioconda), Ottone (Agrippina), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Ottavia (L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Dorabella (Cosi fan Tutte), Jocasta (Oedipus Rex), The Queen (The Thief of Love, world premiere by Sheila Silver), The Neighbor (Stravinky’s Mavra), and Zita (Gianni Schicchi).

Upcoming performances include the role of Suzuki (Madame Butterfly) with Center Stage Opera in October 2009, and as Zita (Giannischicchi) with Connecticut  Lyric Opera in March, 2010.

Myeong  received her Bachelor’s degree from Yon Sei University, Korea, and her Master’s Degree from the Manhattan School of Music.  She recently received her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she studied with Elaine Bonazzi.

 

 

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