Deborah Sanders

Arts Management

Young Woo Kim


Becoming principal tenor in the ensemble of Oper Koeln in Season 2018/19, Young Woo Kim most recently appeared as Don Jose Carmen, Siegmund Die Walkure fur jung und alt, title role Faust and Hoffegut Die Vögel, for which he won outstanding reviews.  Previous roles include Fenton Falstaff, Toniolo Uccellatori, Second Officer Die Soldaten, Mambre Mosé in Egitto, Daniel Buchanan Street Scene, Steersman Tristan und Isolde, Pong Turandot, and Prince Das Land des Lächelns (also in Essen). 


Future engagements in 2022/2023 include role debuts as Erik Der fliegende Holländer at Die Felsenbühne Festspiele 2022, and Radames Aida in Germany; other future roles include Bacchus Ariadne auf Naxos and Cavaradossi Tosca.