Gihoon Kim


Gihoon Kim from 2010 to 2016 studied at Yonsei University in Seoul was awarded first prizes at national vocal competitions. Since 2016 he has been a student of the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover. In January 2016 Gihoon Kim was selected as one of nine scholarship winners who are honored with the opportunity of taking part in the German opera system for four weeks at the Hannover Opera. In the 2016–17 season he received a scholarship to join the Junge Ensemble at the Hannover Opera. This year, Gihoon got the 2nd prize and the audience prize at Operalia and the 2nd prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition. Future engagements include debuts at the Glyndebourne Festival and at the Washington National Opera.

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