Korean Sounds - East Meets West: Love
South Korea-born tenor Konu Kim began his musical education at the age of 6, playing piano and violin. He studied voice at the Kyung-hee University in Seoul and finished his studies as a Bachelor of voice music and a Master of musicology. While studying at the Korea National Opera Academy, he made his professional opera debut at the Seoul Art Center as Giudice in ‘Un Ballo in Maschera’. Kim has won several competitions in his native country, including the Korea National Opera Competition. He was also laureate of the International Opera Singing Competition of Marmande (France) in 2014 as well as the Concerso Internazionale di Canto Lirico ‘G.B.Rubini’ (Italy), Concorso Internazionale di Canto ‘Marcelo Giordani’ (Italy), International Moniuszko Vocal Competiton (Poland), Concorso Internazionale di Canto Lirico ‘Zandonai’ (Italy).