IMG Artists is delighted to welcome the thrilling bass-baritone, Jusung Gabriel Park, to its roster for artist management for Europe (excluding Austria) and North and South America. He is represented by Angelica Conner from the company’s London office. Mr Park is also represented by Siwoung Song at World Culture Networks GmbH.
The young South Korean singer first captured international attention in 2021 with his Third Prize-winning performance at Operalia and as his nation’s representative at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. A current member of the Wiener Staatsoper Opernstudio (for the 2022/23 and 2023/24 seasons), his additional prizes and honours include Third Prize at the Schubert Lied competition and Silver Prize at The Korean National Opera Competition.
Jusung said, “I am delighted to be able to announce the partnership with IMG Artists. I am especially grateful to Angelica for her faith and encouragement and am excited for the incredible journey ahead!”
Angelica said, “I am over the moon to get to work with the outstanding bass-baritone Jusung Gabriel Park. I so look forward to our collaboration and all the great things that are to come!”
Recent and forthcoming highlights include singing the title role in Mendelssohn’s Elias with the Bayerischen Rundfunk Chor & Orchestra; singing a Liederabend in Festwochen Gmunden with pianist Helmut Deutsch; Fenicio Ermione and Idraote Armida with the Rossini Festival in Bad Wildbad, where he was awarded the International Bel Canto Prize; the title role in Le nozze di Figaro and Leporello Don Giovanni at Theater Rudolstadt in collaboration with Thüringer Symphoniker Orchestra; and performing in an Opera Gala Concert with the Nürnberg Symphoniker.
Jusung also has a special affinity with Lied and Oratorio repertoire. In 2021, he sang in a recording of Liederabend for the Bayerischer Rundfunk and appeared as a principal artist in Chuncheon International Early Music Festival, where he sang Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben. He was the bass soloist in Johannes Passion at the Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral and Yonsei University. He regularly performs at Luce Chapel Yonsei, where he was the soloist in Christen ätzet diesen tag, Dvorak’s Mass in D, Weihnachtsoratorium and Faure’s Requiem.
Jusung studied voice at the Yonsei University and mdw, under the tutelage of Chang-Gon Kim, Kwang-Dong Kim, Hei-Kyung Hong, Chul-jun Kim, Florian Boesch and Margit Klaushofer.