24-year-old soprano Sung Eun Seo graduated from Sook-myung Women’s University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Vocal Music. During her studies at Sookmyung she won several prizes from various national competitions in South Korea. Her opera performances include Puccini’s Suor Angelica in Italy (2005) and Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte for Sook-myung Women’s University’s 100th Anniversary Opera Production in 2006 where she played the role of Pamina.
Sung Eun joined the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) in 2007 where she has recently completed the two-year course and was awarded Master of Opera. During her time at the RSAMD, she has appeared in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites as Soeur Constance and sang in various concerts including one in front of HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay. Her recent opera roles in RSAMD productions were Princess Ninette in Prokofiev’s The Love of Three Oranges (Theatre Royal, Glasgow and Edinburgh Festival Theatre with Scottish Opera), Zerbinetta in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, and Olympia in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann.
Sung Eun’s study at the RSAMD was generously supported by the RSAMD Trust, the Chevron Excellence Award and the Seohee Scholarship.