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Rira Kim

Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos)

For the first time at the Opéra de Lausanne.

Rira Kim started singing at the age of 11 with the Busan Metropolitan Junior Chorus in South Korea. She began her studies in music at the Pusan National University, then studied with Gaël de Kerret in Versailles in France, obtaining a Diploma in Music Studies as well as a diploma for further training to perfect her art. In 2016, she won the first prize both in the Opera category of the Concours International de Chant Robert Massard and in the competition Les Clés d'Or. In 2018, she also won 3rd prize at the Concorso Internazionale Isabella Colbran Rossini.

She made her debut at the Opéra National de Bordeaux as Clara in La vie parisienne, conducted by Marc Minkowski. She also sang in Dvorak’s Stabat Mater at the Festival Eufonia in 2017 and in Petite messe solennelle by Rossini, conducted by Salvatore Caputo while touring with the Choir of the Opéra National de Bordeaux. In 2018, Rira Kim joined the Opernstudio at the Bern University of the Arts.