By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Adam Diegel, star of “Tosca,” now playing at the Seattle Opera, was once told to change careers after a bad audition.
South Korean baritone steps into Seattle Opera’s “Rigoletto”
By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly When baritone Hyung Yun first got into opera, “Rigoletto,” by Giuseppe Verdi, became an opera he dreamt of performing. Now, Yun’s dreams will be coming true when he plays the part of Rigoletto in Seattle Opera’s production running Jan. 11 through Jan. 25. Yun, a 45-year-old from Seoul, South […]
Blog: The Korean community on cloud nine
Historically, Chinese and Japanese Americans have dominated the spotlight in performances. At the Celebrate Asia! concert, however, it was a Korean opera singer
Baritone David Won overcomes language barrier to pursue his dream as an opera singer
No matter how lyrics are sung or what language they are sung in, there is one sure thing: baritone David Won is a rising star in the international opera world.