THE JURY – Hyo Soon Lee

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Hyo Soon Lee was born in Hong Seong (South Korea) in 1971. She graduated in Singing at the “Chong Nam National University” in Daejon. After that, she went to Italy to take master classes with Luciana Serra in Milano, Margareth Baker in Sulmona, Teresa Rocchino e Giovanna Di Rocco in “Arts Academy” in Rome.

In 1999 she obtained a Summa cum lauda and Special Honours Singing Diploma from the State Music Conservatory “L. D’Annunzio” in Pescara, under the tutelage of Maria Luisa Carboni. She also received Fellowship Diploma in Vocal Chamber Music from the “National College of Music and Arts” in London (U.K.). After that, she obtained the Singing Teacher Diploma from the State Music Conservatory “A. Boito” in Parma.

In October 2000 she won the 1st prize at the “International Competition for Contemporary Music” in Subiaco; in November 2000 she won the 3rd prize at the “F. Cilea” International Singing Competition in Reggio Calabria.

She is well know for her performances on XX Century opera, as Zerbinetta in “Ariadne auf Naxos” by R. Strauss and Cunegonde in “Candide” by L. Bernstein.

She also is well known for Italian, German, Spanish and French Vocal Chamber Music, and for Contemporary Music.

She sings all over the world, and for her voice and technique every concert is a big personal success.

Moreover, she is professor in the State Conservatory of Music “Ottorino Respighi” in Latina and the “Scientia et Ars” Polytechnic in Rome.