La Prima Donna Sumi Jo in Concert
- October 7, 2018
- Times: Starting: 07:30 PM
- Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
- 630 Hamilton (at Georgia)
- Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6
Praised for the remarkable agility, precision and warmth of her voice, and for her outstanding musicianship, Sumi Jo has established herself as one of her generation’s most soughtafter sopranos. She has been 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.
As a world class coloratura soprano, she has actively extended her role is various opera productions in the world opera stages. New additions to her repertoire in recent years have been Delibes’ Lakeme, Meyerbeer’s Dinorah and Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, which she sang for the Minnesota Opera.
Sumi Jo is also in constant demand as a concert artist in both for special events such as the World Cup, an Asian tour of gala concerts with Andrea Bocelli, and a program of ‘Viennese Favorites’ with celebrated Cincinnati Pops, 2011 Winter Asian Games Opening Stage in Astana and Almaty (Kazakhstan), IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 Opening Shows. A gala concert with Jonas Kaufmann, Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as part of the Olympic games in Beijing, a Christmas concert with Jose Carreras in Barcelona as well as recitals in major concert halls in Canada, United States, Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, recital tours in Korea, Tokyo/Japan and Australia and duo concerts with Dmitri Hvorostovky in Asia, United States and Canada.
In May 2017, she was appointed to the Honorary Ambassador for 2018 Pyeongchange Winter Olympics. As a part of her promotion to this world-event, she joined “Metropolitan Pyeongchang Night for Peace“ to announce her Olympic tribute song, “Here as ONE“. Her participation on promotion of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Games made her proud for her country.
Followed by 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Games, she goes back to ordinary performing life. Engaged with Tour Concerts in Asia and Australia, Canada Three City concerts in August. She will get busy with Jury activities as well as she values the insparation to the young talents of the future.
Sunday, October 7, 2018 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
630 Hamiltion Street at Dunsmiur, Vancouver
Ages 7 plus
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