Sae-Kyung Rim is an impressive, dramatic Verdian/Verismo soprano with a strong voice, rich in nuances and colors.
Sae-Kyung Rim enjoys a successful worldwide career, traveling from Asia to Europe to take on renowned parts and winning international competitions along the way. She is well known for her highly nuanced hallmark role as CioCio-San in Madama Butterfly, which she has sung in over 150 performances across the world. Her recent past engagements include Cio-Cio-San/Madama Butterfly at Arena di Verona, Theater Dortmund, Principal de Mallorca, Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, at the Greek National Opera, at the Wiener Staatsoper, as well as in Budapest, Las Palmas, Bergen, Trondheim and at the Savonlinna Opera Festival; the title role in Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper w. Domingo, Antonenko, Hampson; the title role in Aida at Arena di Verona, at the Korean National Opera, and in Munich and Tokyo; Leonora/Forza del Destino at Teatro Filarmonico di Verona; Abigaille/Nabucco at the Greek National Opera; the title role in Manon Lescaut at Hungarian National Opera in Budapest; Liù/Turandot at Theater Dortmund; Maddalena/Andrea Chenier in Seoul. In Teatro alla Scala in Milan, she has performed in productions such as Dialogues des Carmelites by Poulenc, Rinaldo by Handel, Elektra by Richard Strauss, La Boheme by Puccini, Fiordiligi/Così Fan Tutte and others under the direction of Riccardo Muti, Ottavio Dantone, Semyon Bychkov, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Niksa Bareza, Jeffreycrescendiartists.com 2/2