Known for her thrilling coloratura soprano voice, Sumi Jo is one of the great singers of her generation. Her repertoire consists of most of the well known coloratura parts including 'Lucia di Lammermoor', 'I Puritani', 'La Sonnambula' and in particular she was renowned for her interpretations of Zerbinetta in 'Ariadne auf Naxos' and the Queen of the Night in 'Die Zauberflote' - roles she has performed with many of the greatest conductors. Praised for the remarkable agility, precision and warmth of her voice, Sumi Jo continues to be consistently greeted with exceptional accolades, by public and press alike, for her performances in the most important opera houses and concert halls throughout the world.
Sumi has appeared at the world's famous opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Opera National de Paris, Washington Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and Hamburg State Opera. She has worked with such famous maestri as Sir Georg Solti, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Herbert von Karajan, Kent Nagano and others.
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