Sunghyun Alex Kim
Winner of the 2015 Klaudia Taev Competition
Tenor, South-Korea

trained at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul and after that he studied for Opera Master program at the Hamburg University of Music and Theater (2014-2016). He made his debut in Hamburg Staatsoper with smaller roles in Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin, Salome, Die Frau Ohne Schatten in the season 2016/17. From the next season he will be in the ensamble of Nuremberg Staatstheater. He has won many prizes in competitions - most recent ones are 1st Prize in Berliner Competition (2017), 1st Prize in Ravello Competition (2016), 2nd Prize in Cappucilli Competition (2016), 1st Prize Gustav Mahler Competition (2016), 2nd Prize in the “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” singing Competition and 1st Prize and Audience Prize in 9th Klaudia Taev Competition (2015).

La traviata is produced for Alex according to his wish to sing the role of Alfredo as the main prize for the winner of the Klaudia Taev Competition.