Soojin Moon-Sebastian

Hamburg – Germany

Soojin Moon-Sebastian‘s  recent engagements have included during 2019, Cio-Cio San for THEATER TRIER and Turandot at THEATER CHEMNITZ and for STAATSTHEATER DARMSTADT,  and Mimi in LA BOHEME and Elisabetta in DON CARLOS in the company’s 2020/2021 season.  She also appeared as Abigaille in NABUCCO for the KOREAN NATIONAL OPERA while 2022 saw her sing the role of AIDA for OPERA BALTYCKA  and Cio-Cio San in MADAMA BUTTERFLY inFreiburg, Heidelberg and Winterthur and the title role of TURANDOT in  Magdeburg, Aachen and Darmstadt.

She sings Elisabeth in TANNHÄUSER at the KOREAN NATIONAL OPERA in 2024.

Previous appearances include MADAM BUTTERFLY for the KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN. at STAATSTHEATER KASSEL and THEATER BIELEFELD and the title role of TOSCA for STAATSTHEATER COTTBUS, performances of which DER TAGESPIEGEL wrote,  …a magnificent Tosca with brilliant stage presence and an appropriately volcanic temperament paired with moments of beautiful lyricism.

For THEATER BIELEFLD she has also appeared as Lady Macbeth, performances of which NEW WESTPHALIAN wrote, Soojin Moon-Sebastian was the outstanding star of the evening’ great elegance, overwhelming vocal presence and of her debut during the 2016/17 season as Turandot for STAATSTHEATER COTTBUS, OPERAPOINT wrote, stage dominating presence which makes the ice-cold Turandot palpable’ crystal-clear tones, an aura of sparkling lustre full of lightness and effortlessly pushing up steel and glowing sun In questa reggia strikingly moving., while OPERA POINT wrote, Soojin Moon-Sebastian dominates the game perfectly, attracting all the attention (with a) dominating stage presence… glittering brilliance, full of lightness and effortlessness… steel and glowing sun… In questa reggia becomes a thrillingly moving aria., while LAUSITZER RUNDSCHAU said, For the title role you need a real primadonna (for the) multi-layered psycho-drama… Soojin Moon-Sebastian was just about perfect. 

The 2016/2017 European season also included her debut in the title role of ARIADNE AUF NAXOS in the NEDERLANDSE REISOPERA’s award winning production directed by Laurence Dale and conducted by Antonino Fogliani.  Writing of her performances in the role, PLACE DE L’OPERA wrote,  This was a great Ariadne;  how fortunate to have her in the role., and FORUMOPERA said, A beautiful discovery breathtaking expressive power., while CULTURE ELPERS BUREAU NL said, The cast is stunning not least to the perfect casting of Ariadne.

Of the role of Abigaille in NABUCCO at STADTSTHEATER PFORZHEIM the SWABIAN POST said, With her expressive, brilliant voice, Soojin Moon-Sebastian transforming passion into music… this is great opera.

Moon-Sebastian’s recent appearances on the concert stage include the Verdi REQUIEM with the REAL PHILHARMONIC and also with the SINGAPORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and with the GERMAN HANDEL SOLOISTS in Munich’s HERKULERSAAL, Mozart concert arias and operatic arias from the roles of Vitellia in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO and Konstanze in DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL with the ORQUESTRA METROPOLITANA DE LISBOA in Portugal, Haydn arias with the REAL PHILHARMONIA DE GALICIA in Spain, concerts with the NETHERLANDS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and the Mozart REQUIEM with the WIENER SINGVEREIN at the FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DI MUSICA E ARTE SACRA in Rome and in 2022, and an Italian opera concert, with conductor Markus Huber, at the ALTE OPER FRANKFURT.  In 2023 she was engaged as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s SYMPHONY NO.2 with the POLSKA FILHARMONIA BALTYCKA in Gdansk to which she returns in 2024 for the Verdi REQUIEM.

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