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Biographies & programs

27.5.24

11:20

Agata Kornaga

Poland

Semifinalists

Yewon Shin

South Korea

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Program

Franz Schubert

Im Frühling D 882 (Erst Schulze)  - 1R

Ständchen D 889 "Horch! Horch, die Lerch´(William Shakespeare)

Der Musensohn D 764 (J.W.v.Goethe)


Ludwig van Beethoven

Mailied Op. 52 Nr.4  (Johann W. v. Goethe)


Vier Arietten und ein Duett, Op.82

3. Arietta buffa "L´amante impaziente" (Pietro Metastasio)   - 1R


Robert Schumann

Myrthen, Op.25

25. Weit, weit (Burns/Gerhard)


Hugo Wolf

Spanisches Liederbuch

12. In dem Schatten meiner Locken (Anonymous/Heyse) 

32. Dereinst, Gedanke mein (Cristobal de Castillejo/Geibel)


Anna Teichmüller

Im Dämmer der Nacht Op.8, Nr.2 (Carl Hauptmann)


Henri Duparc

Mélodies

4. Extase (Jean Lahor)    - 1R


Emile Paladilhe

Psyché (Pierre Corneille) 


Roger Quilter

Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6

1. Come Away, Death   - 1R


Edvard Grieg

Ein Schwan (En Svane) Op. 25, Nr. 2 (Henrik Ibsen)

 

Erich W. Korngold

Four Shakespeare Songs, Op.31  

3. Blow, blow, thou winter wind" aus "

 

Eytan Pessen

Five Songs of Jan Kochanowski

5. Na lipę

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Agata Kornaga

Mezzo-soprano

Year of birth:

1990

The  Polish mezzo-soprano, born in Lubin. After studying in Bromberg and  Krakow, she studied at the Hanover University of Music, Theater and  Media in the singing class of Prof. Marek Rzepka and in the song design  class of Prof. Jan Philip Schulze. In 2022, Agata Kornaga made her debut  as an apprentice in Wagner

'The Mastersingers of  Nuremberg' at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In 2022 and 2021 she was a  soloist at the “Forum Neue Kunst” festival in Oldenburg, where she  appeared in two contemporary operas: “The Telephone Operator” by R.  Fusco and “Laika” by R. Hepplewhite. In 2019, Agata Kornaga made her  debut at the Theater Aachen, where she appeared as Wellgunde in Wagner's  "Hagen" and as a monkey/munchkin lady/cup in Anno Schreier's "The  Wizard of Oz". In 2017 she made her debut as Clotilde in Bellini's  "Norma" at the Kraków Opera, before returning to the Teatr Wielki in  Poznan in 2018 as Fjodor in Mussorgsky's "Boris Godunov" and as the  Third Lady in Mozart's "The Magic Flute". In 2016, Agata Kornaga sang  Spirit in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" at the Teatr Wielki in Posen and  she made her German debut at the Starnberg Opera (Munich) as Amor in  Gluck's "Orphée et Eurydice". As a concert soloist

The  mezzo-soprano performed Bononcini's and d'Astorga's Stabat Mater in  Breslau in 2013 with the Early Music Ensemble, and in 2014 she sang  Rossini's Petite messe solennelle in Bydgoszcz. She took part in the  Mieczysław Weinberg Festival in Munich in 2019. In addition, she has the  following roles in the stage experience: Cherubino - ''Le nozze di  Figaro'' by W.A. Mozart, Arsamene - “Xerxes” by G.F.

Haendel,  Jadwiga - “The Haunted Manor” by Stanisław Moniuszko, Dido - “Dido and  Aeneas” by H. Purcell, Olga - “Eugene Onegin” by P. Tchaikovsky.  Participation in master classes with Mariusz Kwiecień, Ann Murray, Peter  Berne, Ewa Podleś, Helena Łazarska, Olga Pasiecznik, Marek Rzepka and  Bogdan Makal.

Yewon Shin

Pianist

The South Korean accompanist (pianist) Yewon Shin was born on February 2, 1993.

When  she studied piano (BA) at "The Catholic University of Korea", she was  recognized as a duo with singing talent at the Univ. accepted. She  graduated with excellence as an opera accompanist (A.D) from the "Korea  National University of Arts". During her studies she worked as a music  assistant and piano player in more than ten opera performances (by G.  Donizetti, W. A. Mozart, G. Puccini, G. Verdi, J. Strauss, G. Bizet,  etc.).

In Germany she started song design (MA) with  Prof. Jan Philp Schulze at the “Hannover University of Music, Theater  and Media”. In addition to her studies, she performed numerous songs and  opera scenes at concerts with “Kammoverprojekt”, “TonArt”, “Ars  Augusta” and “Live Music Now Yehudi-Menuhin”.

She  is now studying opera accompaniment (MA) with Prof. Anne Champert at the  HMTM Hannover. She is currently responsible for both musical assistant  and director of studies at the university opera 23/24 “The Clever  Vixen”.

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