Suchan Kim (Baritone), a native of Busan, South Korea, recently sang the role of Salieri in Sinfonietta of Riverdale’s production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri. He has performed as a resident in San Francisco Opera’s Merola Opera Program as well as with Mannes Opera, Opera in Williamsburg, Bare Opera, Loft Opera, New York Grand Opera, New York Lyric Opera, National Theater of Korea, Seoul Arts Center and several opera companies in South Korea. His role credits include Don Giovanni and Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Count and Figaro in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, Enrico in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Marcello and Schaunard in Puccini’s La Boheme, Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff, Marullo in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Tarquinius in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Germano in Rossini’s La Scala di Seta, Paquiro in Granados' Goyescas, Fiorello and L’Ufficiale in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Le chat and L’horlage comtoise in Ravel’s L’Enfant et Les Sortilèges, and Simeon from Debussy’s L’Enfant Prodigue. He was an Eastern District Winner in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2011 and he received the Opera Award from Mannes Opera in 2013.
Mr. Kim holds a Bachelor of Music from Korea National University of Arts and a Masters Degree and a Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes College, the New School for Music.