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Lucia Hyunju Song

Lucia Hyunju Song
Soprano Lucia H. Song is widely praised for her vocal talents and refined musicianship, and was described by Opera News as ‘an exceptionally lovely voice, exquisitely touching’.
 
She was the winner of the German Lieder Society Competition and First Prizewinner from the William Garrison Competition, and also received the Best Liszt Interpretation Award from the American Liszt Society.  She was one of the recipients of the 2003-2005 New Triad for Collaborative Arts fellowship awards, for which she was awarded concert performances in and around New York City.
 
In 2009, she made her New Jersey State Opera debut in the title role as Serpina inLa Serva Padrona by Pergolesi. She made her Korean opera debut in the title role in Hänsel und Gretel at the National Theater of Korea. Recent operatic roles include Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Adina in L’Elisir d’Amor, Pamina and Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte, Gilda in Rigoletto, First Witch in Dido and Aeneas, and The Widow in The Boor by Dominick Argento.
 
Ms. Song received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University. She also holds a Master of Music degree and Professional Studies certificate from the Manhattan School of Music.
 
As a concert artist, Ms. Song sings with numerous orchestras, and has appeared as a soloist in Schubert’s C Major Mass, Bach’s Magnificat, Mozart’s C minor Mass, Faure’s Requiem, and Mozart’s Requiem. She has been invited to perform at the Washington Square Music Festival, the Midday Concerts at the United Nations, the Penn Alps “Schrock Memorial Concert” sponsored by the Alta Schrock Memorial Fund, and in faculty recitals at Rice and Indiana Universities.