Noted for her crystal clear voice and captivating interpretation, the light lyric Soprano Soohyun Oh continues to excel in the roles of Mozart and Handel as well as the Italian repertoire. Recent performances include Pamina with the Manhattan Opera Studio, Despina with New York Opera Studio, First Lady with the Sugar Creek Opera, Cleopatra with Opera BASOTI as well as the Eternita in La Calisto with the same company. She has sung Lauretta in both Gianni Schicchi and Buoso’s Ghost with Bay View Music Festival as well as the Princess in L’enfant et les Sortileges with New York Lyric Opera Theatre.
The Musical Thought praised her “Soprano Soo Hyun Oh was artistically brilliant, with a voice perfect for Haydn- clear, light, and commanding” for her performance of the Soprano solos from Joseph Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass at Indiana University Summer Festival Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Oh made her concert debut as the soprano soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G Major (D.167) with Licinio Refice Orchestra that was broadcast live and performed in various renowned cathedrals in Lazio, Italy and the surrounding area. Her interest in sacred music continues in US, appearing as a soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
Her professional opera debut was at age 19 with Opera YEGA performing the role of Fire and Nightingale from Ravel’s L`enfant et les Sortilèges at KBS Broadcasting Hall, Seoul in Korea. After, she appeared as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with Licinio Refice conservatory in Italy. She is the First Prize winner of the Gangwon Music Competition in Korea. She received her vocal and operatic training at Ewha Woman’s University in her native Korea, Licinio Refice Conservatory in Italy, the prestigious Indiana University as well as Sherrill Milnes VoicExperience Foundation in Savannah, Georgia.