Hyung Tae Kim
Bass Baritone, Korean
Korean bass baritone Hyung tae Kim studied at Yonsei University and at the
Royal Academy of Music with Mark Wildman and Audrey Hyland. Awards include
the Henry Cummings award, a scholarship from the D’Oyly Carte Opera
Company and first prize in the Seoul Symphony Orchestra contest.
In concert Hyung tae has featured as bass soloist in Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D
minor at St. Barnabas Church for Leyton Buzzard’s Mozart Festival and St.
Martin-in-the-Fields. He has performed Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Mozart’s
Vesperae solennes de confessor KV.339 at St. Luke’s in Ealing, Faure’s Requiem
for St. Alban’s Church and Mozart’s Requiem for the Royal Academy of Music.
Operatic roles include Colline, Benoit, Alcindoro (La bohème) for Seoul Prime
Orchestra and Yon sei Orchestra, Sarastro (The Magic flute) for Seoul
metropolitan opera, Dulcamara (L’Elisir d’amor) for Suwon Civic choral opera,
Marco (L’arlesiana) for Seoul National Orchestra, Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro),
Simone (Gianni Schicchi) and Bertrand (Iolanta) under the baton of Sir Colin
Davies and Baburov (Paradise Moscow) for Royal Academy Opera.
Hyung tae has participated in masterclasses with Dennis O’Neill, Robert Tear,
Diane Forlano, Barry Banks and Yvonne Kenny. He studied with Leo Nucci at the
George Solti Accademia in 2007.