Park, Jongmin

Jongmin Park was born in Seoul and studied singing at the Korea National University of Arts. He joined the Academy of La Scala where he was guided by Mirella Freni, Luciana Serra, Luigi Alva and Renato Bruson. He has won won the International Tchaikovsky Competition, and the Birgit Nilsson Wagner award at Operalia, both in 2011.

From 2010-2013, he was a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera, singing roles such as Sarastro Die Zauberflöte, Colline La bohème and Sparafucile Rigoletto. The following season, he joined Vienna State Opera and performed Sir Giorgio I puritani, Prince Gremin Eugene Onegin, Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia, Bartolo Le nozze di Figaro, Grenvil La traviata and Truffaldino Ariadne auf Naxos.

In 2014, he made his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Colline, and appeared at the BBC Proms and the City of London Festival.

Concert engagements have included Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the LSO, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de Confessore at La Scala, Verdi’s Requiem in Seoul and Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Tokyo.