The Richard Tauber Prize Recital

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The Richard Tauber Prize Recital – Presented by The Anglo-Austrian Music Society

  • Mon 15 Jul 2013
  • 7:30PM
Jung Soo Yun
Jung Soo Yun

Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore Street London W1U 2BP


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JUNG SOO YUN (tenor)
Winner of the 2010 Richard Tauber Prize


Winner of the 2010 Ferdinand Rauter Memorial Prize for Accompanists


Franz Schubert  
from Die schöne Müllerin
Halt! / Am  Feierabend / Die böse Farbe

Richard Strauss  
Op. 10

Zueignung / Nichts / Die Nacht / Die Georgine / Geduld / Die Verschwiegenen / Die Zeitlose / Allerseelen  

Paolo Tosti
Non t'amo piu
Ideale/ L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra

Korean art songs

Never forget you

Sailor's song

Charles Gounod     
from Faust
Salut! Demeure chaste et pure

from Eugene Onegin
Lenski's aria

JUNG SOO YUN (tenor)

Winner of the 2010 Richard Tauber Prize for Singers, South Korean tenor Jung Soo Yun studied at the Yonsei University in Seoul‚ at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama‚ and at the International Academy of Voice‚ Cardiff University, under Dennis O’Neill CBE and Peter Alexander Wilson.

Hailed in Opera Now Magazine as a Rising Star‚ Jung Soo Yun’s other awards include winning the Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition in 2011, the Stuart Burrows International Voice Award (2010) and the Les Azuriales Opera competition in France (2010).

Future plans include Nadir in Les Pêcheurs de Perles for Opera Holland Park in Summer 2013‚ his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, as Mainfroid in Verdi’s Les Vèpres Siciliennes in Autumn 2013‚ and Macduff in Macbeth for Opera North in Spring 2014.

Recent engagements include covering Raimbaud in Robert le Diable for the Royal Opera‚ Faust (title role) for Opera North and Werther (title role) for Scottish Opera. He also sang Ruggero in La Rondine for Go Opera / Opera di Peroni, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi for Opera Holland Park, Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor (Clonter Opera)‚ the title role Werther (Les Azuriales Opera‚ Nice)‚ Hoffmann Les Contes d’Hoffmann (RSAMD)‚ the Prince The Love for Three Oranges (RSAMD)‚ Lensky Eugene Onegin (RSAMD) and Remendado Carmen (Clonter Opera). He has performed for Prince Charles at St. James’ Palace and has appeared as a guest artist in Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s Christmas Concert at Cadogan Hall in London. Jung Soo’s Oratorio repertoire includes Verdi Requiem‚ Puccini Messa di Gloria‚ Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle‚ Mendelssohn Elijah and Haydn Creation.


Winner of the 2010 Ferdinand Rauter Memorial Prize, Joseph Middleton is a graduate of the University of Birmingham and Royal Academy of Music.    He has given recitals with many internationally established singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott, Ann Murray, Joan Rodgers, Amanda Roocroft, Christopher Maltman, Mark Padmore, Wolfgang Holzmair, KatarinaKarnéus, Andrew Kennedy, Toby Spence and Jonathan Lemalu.

He regularly collaborates with rising stars from the younger generation and in 2012 he formed the Myrthen Ensemble with regular duo partners Sophie Bevan, Clara Mouriz, Allan Clayton and Marcus Farnsworth. He has also accompanied Jennifer Johnston, Katherine Broderick, Lucy Crowe, Ronan Collett, Anna Leese, Anna Grevelius, Robert Murray and Catherine Hopper.  Work with instrumentalists includes concerts with Alexander Baillie, Emma Johnson and Nicholas Daniel.

Highlights of this season and beyond include appearances at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, in San Francisco, a UK tour and two BBC recordings with Christopher Maltman, appearances at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Wigmore Hall with Katarina Karnéus, at the Oxford Lieder and Two Moors Festivals with Lisa Milne, for BBC Radio 3 from the Wigmore Hall with Jennifer Johnston and in Joseph’s own residency of BBC lunchtime concerts at the Lammermuir Festival with Sophie Bevan, Andrew Kennedy, Marcus Farnsworth and Jennifer Johnston, recitals with Roderick Williams, Amanda Roocroft, Sarah Connolly, Dame Felicity Lott, Carolyn Sampson and a recital for the Aldeburgh Festival’s Britten Remembered weekend.