VOICE 2018 Edition – ART SONG DIVISION
Biography 2018: Soprano Irina Jae-Eun Park graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Voice under Myoungja Yoon at the EWHA Womans University in Seoul. She then continued her singing education with Peter Maus at Universität der Künste Berlin and graduated in 2014 with a Master’s in Music in Lied/Oratorio/Concert. In 2016, after completing a Master’s degree in Opera, also with Peter Maus, she began her postgraduate studies with Angela Nick at Hochschule für Musik Freiburg.
In 2017, she received the Bärenreiter Urtext Prize at the 64th ARD International Music Competition in Munich. In 2016, she won Third Prize in the 8th International Lions Singing Competition of the Immling Festival.
She appeared as Safiye/Rabia of Basra in Vollmer’s Crusades and as Noemie in the opera Cendrillon by Massenet at Theater Freiburg in the 2016/17 season. And she has made her role debut as Antonia in The Tales of Hoffmann by Offenbach at Theater Freiburg this 2017/18 season.
Irina Jae-Eun Park is generously sponsored by Catherine & Thierry.
The Couriers (Six Poems by Sylvia Plath)
Oh! quand je dors S. 282
Gretchen am Spinnrade D. 118
Der Mond op. 86 n° 5
Mein Schöner Stern (Minnespiel op. 101)
Canciones Clásicas Españolas
Con amores, la mi madre
Del cabello más sutil
Chiquitita la novia
Fünf Liebeslieder von Ricarda Huch op. 26
Wenn je ein Schönes mir zu bilden glückte
O schöne Hand
Le temps des lilas op. 19 n° 3
Zur Rosenzeit op. 48 n° 5
La rosa y el sauce
Fiançailles pour rire FP 101
La Dame d’André
Mon cadavre est doux comme un gant
Walzer-Gesänge op. 6
Klagen ist der Mond gekommen
Fensterlein, nachts bist du zu
Ich geh’ des Nachts
Briefchen schrieb ich
South Korean pianist Dokyung Han was born in Cheong-ju and studied in Seoul at Hanyang University before moving to Germany. She now lives in Karlsruhe, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in piano performance from the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (under Roberto Domingos) and is currently pursuing a soloist diploma. In the meantime, she also earned a second Master’s degree in interpretation from Hochschule für Musik Freiburg (under Matthias Alteheld). Han has won several prizes, including a first prize winner at the Concorso Internazionale per Giovani Musicisti “Città di Barletta” in Italy.
Dokyung Han is generously sponsored by Stephen & Jane Smith.