Daegyun Jeong, baritone
Lyric baritone Daegyun Jeong studied singing at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore under the tutelage of Prof. Alan Lee Bennett from 2013-2017. From 2017 to 2019 he has completed his master’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln.
Immediately after in 2019, he pursued the concert exam course with a focus on opera and concert under Prof. Mario Hoff and Prof. Johannes Martin Kränzle.
Daegyun Jeong took part in various masterclasses with renowned artists: Helmut Deutsch, Roger Vignoles, Claudia Barainsky, Lothar Odinius, Bo Skovus, Edith Wiens and Lucio Gallo.
In the 2017/18 season, he made his debut at the Theater Aachen as Forester (The cunning little vixen) and in 2018 he appeared at Munich’s Cuvilliéstheater as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte). From 2019 to 2021, Daegyun Jeong was a member of the NRW Opera Studio and could be seen here in numerous roles such as Dortmund Opera as 3. Edler (Lohengrin), Wuppertal Opera as Schaunard (La Bohème), Messenger (Strawinky’s Oedipus Rex), Samuel (Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance) and Duphol (La Traviata). He embodied Marullo (Rigoletto) at the Aalto-Theater Essen and Yamadori (Madama Butterfly) at the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen.
Since 2021 he has been a member of the Opera Fuoco in Paris, founded by David Stern, and made his debut as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the La Grange aux Pianos Festival in France. At the same time, he is a soloist of the ensemble at the Dortmund Opera and will make his debut as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) and Chou En lai (Nixon in China) in the season 2022/23.
Since the 2022 season, he is an Artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, under the direction of José van Dam and Sophie Koch.