Mario Bahg * Voice 2018

Mario Bahg *
Photo : QSIMC
South Korea


First Prize and Opera Aria Award

Voice 2018 



Biography 2018 : Tenor Mario Bahg began his studies at the Korea National University of Arts and pursued a Master’s degree at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts under Snezana Stamenkovic in 2016. Early on, he was heard as a soloist, including as Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. In 2017, he won First Prize at the Queen Sonja International Music Competition (Norway) and the Concorso Internazionale per Cantanti Lirici (Alcamo, Italy), and Second Prize at both the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition (Sweden) and the 8th DEBUT European Opera Singing Competition (Germany).

Mario Bahg is generously sponsored by Mimi Lépine & André Dubois.


Mario Bahg website


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Voice 2018 Program



Georges Bizet
La fleur que je t’avais jetée (Carmen)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (Die Zauberflöte)

Gaetano Donizetti
Una furtiva lagrima (L’elisir d’amore)


Gioachino Rossini
Cujus animam gementem (Stabat Mater)

Francesco Cilea
È la solita storia del pastore (L’arlesiana)

Georges Bizet
Je crois entendre encore (Les pêcheurs de perles)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Il mio tesoro intanto (Don Giovanni)

Giuseppe Verdi
Lunge da lei … De’ miei bollenti spiriti … O mio rimorso! (La Traviata)

Charles Gounod
Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre? … Salut! demeure chaste et pure! (Faust)


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Marie-Ève Scarfone, piano Canada

Marie-Ève Scarfone, piano

Marie-Ève Scarfone is a rehearsal pianist at the Opéra de Montréal and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, as well as a vocal coach at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University and the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. For several years, she has worked with the International Music Acawdemy at Domaine Forget and the International Vocal Arts Institute. She is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Music, and a winner of the piano prize at the Marilyn Horne Foundation Song Competition. She has performed in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.