Saturday, May 7, 2011

New Barihunk: Tae Joong Yang

Tae Joong Yang
Korean born barihunk Tae Joong Yang first came to international attention after performing in the Neue Stimmen competition in Germany. He is another one of our reader submissions from Germany.

Yang resides in Germany, but is a member of the ensemble at the Vienna State Opera in Austria. Yang continued his studies in Germany with Siegfried Lorenz at the Berlin University of the Arts. He has performed in throughout Europe and the Far East.  In 2007, he won first prize in Plácido Domingo’s famous OPERALIA competition in Paris.

He made his critically acclaimed debut with the Vienna State Opera as Figaro  in Rossini's "Barber of Seville. " As a member of the ensemble he has also performed Schaunard (La Bohème), Christian (Un ballo in maschera), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Silvio (Pagliacci), Marullo (Rigoletto), Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) und Alessio (La sonnambula).

His video of "Largo al factotum" has received almost 200,000 hits on YouTube. 

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1 comment:

  1. I bet he could do a great Miles Gloriosus from "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."