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Eun Sun Kim – conductor

Eun Sun Kim studied composition and conducting in Seoul and continued her training in Stuttgart where she graduated with distinction.

Eun Sun Kim was awarded First Prize at the International Jesús López Cobos Opera Conducting Competition and worked as assistant conductor at the Teatro Real in Madrid from autumn 2008 until summer 2010, assisting renowned conductors such as Jesús López Cobos, Jiri Belohlavek and Ivor Bolton.

In spring 2010 she gave her debut at the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid and at the Teatro Real with Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims, followed by her very successful debut in the 2010/2011 season with Puccini’s La Boheme at the Oper Graz, where she was immediately reinvited for a concert just a few weeks later. Also, during that time the young conductor assisted famous colleagues like Kirill Petrenko, Bertrand de Billy and Simone Young, amongst others.

In 2015/2016 she will make her debuts at the Staatsoper Berlin with Un ballo in maschera, at the Royal Opera Stockholm with Madama Butterfly, at Semperoper Dresden with La Boheme and at the Cologne Opera with the new production Lucia di Lammermoor. At the Oper Frankfurt she will be conducting Lehar’s Graf von Luxemburg and Richard Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer.

News & Upcoming Performances

Den Norske Opera & Ballett

February 10 / 16 / 18
March 07 / 10

Staatsoper Berlin

Ariadne auf Naxos 
March 04 / 09 / 11 / 18

Staatsoper Berlin

Madame Butterfly
March 20 / 23 / 25