Wed Oct 10
Voice Masterclass with Sumi Jo
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Old Auditorium
Presented by UBC Opera and koreanmusicians.com.
Praised for the remarkable agility, precision, and warmth of her voice, and for her outstanding musicianship, Sumi Jo has established herself as one of her generation’s most sought after coloratura sopranos. She has been consistently greeted with exceptional accolades, by public and press alike, for her performances in the most important opera houses and concert halls throughout the world. She is the winner of a Grammy Award for her recording of Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten, and has been nominated in the category of Best Original Song for both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. In addition, she has made over fifty records, including five certified Platinum albums. In constant demand as a concert artist, she continues to expand her operatic repertoire. Recent title roles include Delibes’ Lakme, Meyerbeer’s Dinorah, and Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, which she sang for the Minnesota Opera.
Sumi Jo also has a performance on October 7, 2018.