Sung Eun Lee (Ivan, A Bird in Your Ear), tenor, a native of South Korea, earned a bachelor’s degree from Yonsei University, and completed his master’s degree in vocal performance at Manhattan School of Music. He has performed in Yonsei alumni opera gala concerts at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. In 2006, he was Elvino in La Sonnambula, performed in group concerts in Urbino and Urbania as a full-scholarship participant of the Oberlin in Italy summer program, and performed in the Verdi Square Festival in New York. At Manhattan School of Music he performed the role of Wilson Ford in Village Singer and Sumers in L’italiana in Londra. Last year he was a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, New York District. This summer he will be attending the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Singer Program, where he will perform Falstaff and Le Nozze di Figaro, and cover the role of Maintop in Britten’s Billy Budd.

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