The Semi-Final Round
G.Verdi:Pace pace mio Dio from La forza del destino
Soprano Youn Im
First name: Youn
Born in: South Korea
Resident in: Rome, Italy
She began her opera singing studies at the age of 13 in South Korea and studied at the Dongduk University in Seoul in the faculty of opera singing.
In 2004 she moved to Italy in Rome and studied with Mª Doris Andrews at the AIDA music academy.
In 2008 she graduated in Lyric Singing at the Conservatory of Music Santa Cecilia in Rome under the guidance of Mª Anna Maria Ferrante with whom in 2010 she graduated with a grade of 110 e honors at the Specialized Biennium of Higher Artistic and Musical Education.
In addition she has held various Masterclasses :
International Music Festival classical music organized by the Monteroduni Città della musica foundation in 2005 under the guidance of Mª Doris Andrews, Technique and interpretation of vocal repertoire with particular attention to the opera by Verdi and Puccini organized by the Collegium Musicum of Latina in 2007 and 2008 under the guidance of Mª Anna Maria Ferrante, the singing masterclass of the Program Erasmus of the Conservatory of Music of Rome Santa Cecilia in 2010 with Professor Ewa Izyfowska and masterclass of soprano Ines Salazar in 2014,2015,2016.
From the beginning of her studies she began singing in various concerts in South Korea and she also sang several times in Taiwan.
In 2003 she was the director of the youth choir for the Seoul Onnuri Church. Moving to Rome in 2004 she sang at the concert of the Pignatelli castle in Monteroduni, in 2007 held concerts “I Giovani per la prevention "at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome," "Opera gala" at teatro Davide di Roma, ”the soprano and baritone in the Mozart theater” al S. Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome and “Verdi Repertoire e Pucciniano ”at the Baronial castle of Maenza.
In 2007 she sang in the “Young singing talents” concerts at Castello San
Martino di Priverno, "Lyric song" at the Baronial castle.
In 2009 she sang at the concert of "Love, deception and death in melodrama" at the conservatory of music S. Cecilia in Rome and performed at the end of the Tg2 edition of Rai 2.
In 2010 she sang at the concert "The pillars of German opera" at S. Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome and the Fuauen-Liebe und Leben cycle op. 42 by Schumann at the Villa Nazareth in Rome.
In these concerts she played the roles of Juliet in the opera "Romeo and
Juliet "by Zandonai, Fiordiligi from the opera" Cosi fan tutti "and Donna Elvira of Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Desdemona of Verdi's Othello,
Anna Bolena from Donizetti's "Anna Bolena", Massenet as Le Cid
in the role of Chimène and Thais in the role of Thais, Manon of the opera "Manon Lescault "by Puccini, Agathe from Weber's opera Der Freischütz etc …
Soprano Ines Salazar
Soprano Mirella Parutto
Soprano Anna Maria Ferrante
Contessa Le nozze di Figaro Teatro Davide, Rome 2019 Nella Gianni Schicchi Sala Riario Eoiscopio, Ostia Antica 2017 Suor Angelica Suor Angelica Teatro di Documenti, Rome 2016 Leonora Il Trovatore Teatro Keiros, Rome 2013 Mimì La Bohème Villa Nazareth, Rome 2012
Finalist Concorso internazionale di Città di Roma “Caput Mundi”, Rome, Italy 2020 Finalist Concorso internazionale “Fausto Ricci”, Viterbo, Italy 2014 Finalist “ La Bohème” del Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Ferrara,Italy 2014 Finalist Concorso internazionale “Sole De Maria”, Monterotondo,Italy 2014 Semifinalist of the international competition "Maria Quintieri" for the roles of
Madama Butterfly 2014