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Baritone, ROBERT HEEPYOUNG OH

Baritone Robert-Heepyoung, Oh a native of Pusan, Korea. 

 

He was a Resident Artist at Tri-Cities Opera (2011~2014).

 

His most recent appearance opera was a title role in Rigoletto, Germont in La Traviata and Don Alfonso in La Favorita

 

with West Side Opera Society and Marcello in La Boheme with New York Lyric Opera Theater.

 

Also, he has sung roles as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, Escamillo in Carmen, Tonio in I Pagliacci, Count in IL Trovatore,

 

Speaker in Magic Flute, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermor, Registrar in Madama Butterfly with Tri-Cities Opera. 

 

And he sang Elijah in Elijah with Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra and University Choir,

 

King Balthazar in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Binghamton University Opera and Bass solo in Faure’s Requiem with

 

Midsummer Dream Music Festival, Quebec in Canada. 

 

He was a winner at the Kwangju International Voice Competition; Korea Voice Competition; 2nd Prize winner, 

 

Bimok Voice Competition; 2nd Prize winner in Korea. In the U.S, his competition credits include the NATS Competition

 

Rio Grande Chapter;  Adult Division 1st Prize winner & Most Promising Singer Prize (2010), 

 

Fifth Lois Alba Aria Competition; 2nd Prize winner & Audience Choice Prize winner (2010), The Binghamton Harmony Club

 

Adopted Artist (2011~2012 Season), NATS Competition Central New York Finger Lakes Region; Advance Division 1st Prize (2012), 

 

Metropolitan International Voice Competition; Grand Prize winner (2013), NATS Competition Eastern region; 

 

Upper Advanced Division; 1st Prize winner, New Jersey Verismo Opera International Competition; 3rd prize winner.

 

 

His previous oratorio solo and concert appearances include Weber Messe in G-dur, Mozart Coronation Mass, Händel Messiah, 

 

Beethoven Symphony 9, Bach Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug", BWV 106.  He invited by Clarke University for annual

 

Christmas Concert in Dubuque, IA in 2013.

 

His Carnegie Hall debut was as feature soloist in Metropolitan International Music Festival Gala Concert and 

 

Opera Gala concert, Opera Show case concert with New York Lyric Opera Theater at Carnegie Hall. 

 

Mr. Oh received a Bachelor of Music degree in voice from the Korea National University of Arts, Master of Music in Opera

 

from SUNY Binghamton University.   He is a member of AGMA since 2011 and Artist at Randsman Artists Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Résume

 

 

 

Opera

 

Falstaff in Falstaff by G.Verdi.(April.11~13. 2009. Korea National University of Arts Theater)

 

Maestro in Prima musica poi le parole by A.Salieri with University of Texas at El Paso (Aug. 09. 2009)

 

Registrar in Madama Butterfly by G.Puccini with Tri-Cities Opera at Forum Theater(Oct.21,23. 2011)

 

King Balthazar in Amahl and The Night Visitors with Binghamton University Opera (Dec. 03. 2011)

 

Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor by G.Donizetti withTri-Cities Opera at Forum Theater(Feb.10,12. 2012)

 

Speaker in The Magic flute by W.A. Mozart with Tri-Cities Opera at the Forum Theater (April. 27, 29. 2012)

 

Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore by G. Verdi with Tri-Cities Opera at the Forum Theater (Feb. 8, 10. 2013)

 

Tonio in I Pagliacci by R. Leoncavallo with Tri-Cities Opera at the Forum Theater (April. 26, 28. 2013)

 

Escamillo in Carmen by G. Bizet with Tri-Cities Opera at the Forum Theater (Oct.25, 27. 2013)

 

Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart with Tri-Cities Opera at the Forum Theater (Feb. 7, 9. 2014)

 

Marcello in  La Boheme by G. Puccini with New York Lyric Opera Theatre at National Opera Center (Dec. 2014)

 

Rigoletto in Rigoletto by G. Verdi with Westside Opera Society at Trinity Lutheran (Jan. 9, 11, 16, 18. 2015)

 

Don Alfonso in La Favorita by G. Donizetti with Westside Opera Society at Trinity Lutheran (Jul. 5, 12, 14. 2015)

 

Giorgio Germont in La Traviata by G. Verdi with Westside Opera Society at Trinity Lutheran (Sep. 18, 20, 25, 27. 2015)

 

 

 

Oratorio (Soloist)

 

Weber“Messe in G-dur / jubelmesse” (Dec. 1999. Busan Onchun  first Church in Korea)

 

Mozart “Coronation Mass” Bass solo (Dec. 2002. Bun Dang Every Day Church)

 

Händel “Messiah” Bass solo (Nov. 2006. Youngrak Church)

 

Bach Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug" (Aug. 2015.  Woori Church in New York City)

 

Bach Cantata "BWV 106" Bass Solo.(Korea National University of Arts Theater)

 

Händel "Messiah" Bass solo (Dec. 2010. Hyoshin Church in New York City)

 

Beethoven “Symphony 9. Choral” Bass solo(Dec.2010. Hyoshin Church in New York City)

 

Mendelssohn  Elijah in Elijah with Binghanton University (Nov.13, 2011 at Osterhout Concert Theater)

 

Faure "Requem" Bass solo with Mid Summer Dream Music Festival in Quebec, Canada)

 

 

 

 

Concert

 

Franch Art Song Recital (Dec. 2001. Korea Ntional University of Arts Theater)

 

Korean Art Song Recital (Nov. 2002. Korea Ntional University of Arts Theater)

 

2th Seo Cho Music Concert Recital (Dec. 2005. Seoul National Education University Theater)

 

3th Seo Cho Music Concert Recital (Dec. 2006. Seo Cho Art Center)

 

Concert with Nein Choir (Nov. 2007. Korea University Convention Center)

 

Concert in Sabina Music Festival (Sep. 2008. Rome in Italy)

 

Concert in Korea International Art Song Festival (July. 2009. Seoul in Korea)

 

“The Cast Party” Concert (May. 2010. University of Texas at El Paso Recital Hall)

 

Sixth Lois Alba Aria Competition Guest Artist Concert (May.2011 at Houston)

 

Duo Concert(2010. 5. El Paso, TX, Open door Presbyterian Church)

 

Händel “Messiah”, & Beethoven”Symphony 9 Choral” Bass Solo.

 

(New York KCTV Support Concert, 2010. 12. 12. New York Hyoshin Presbyterian Church)

 

Lois Alba Aria Competition Guest Artist Concert(2011. 05. Houston, TX)

 

“Opera’s Greatest Hits Night” Concert(2011. 11. Binghamton, NY)

 

“Opera’s Greatest Hits Night” Concert(2012. 3. Homer, NY)

 

 Opera Gala Concert(2012.07. Quebec, Canada)

 

 Art Song Concert(2012.07. Quebec, Canada)

 

“Songs from Land of Morning calm” Korean Art Song Duo Concert (Sep. 2012 at Anderson Center Chamber

 

Hall in Binghamton, NY)

 

WSKG Public TV & Radio “Expressions Classical Series” Broadcast (2013. 10. Binghamton, NY)

 

Metropolitan International Music Festival Gala Concert at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall (Feb 10, 2014)

 

New York Lyric Opera Theater Gala Concert at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall (Nov. 15, 2014, May. 9, 2015)

 

 

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Music (Vocal Music),Korea National University of Arts, 2003

 

Master of Music(Vocal Performance), University of Texas at El Paso(1 year)

 

Master of Music(Opera), State University of New York, Binghamton University

 

 

 

Honors/Awards

 

Teaching Assistant ship(include full tuition) in SUNY Binghamton University(2011~2013)

 

Scholarship (Tuition waiver) Korea National University of Arts(1999-2003)

 

19th Korea Gospel Competition winner. (Nov. 2004)

 

2th Kwangju International Voice Comoetition winner (Aug. 2007)

 

25th Korea Voice Competition 2nd prize winner(Sep. 2007)

 

5th Bimok Voice Compettion 2nd prize winner(Jun. 2008)

 

University of Texas at El Paso Concerto & Aria Competition winner(Sep. 2009)

 

NATS(Natioal Association of Teachers of Singing) Rio Grande Chapter 2010 Audition -

 

Adult Division 1st Prize, & Most Promising Singer prize.(Feb. 2010. at El Paso, TX)

 

Fifth Lois Alba Aria Competition 2nd prize winner & Audience Choice prize.(May.2010.Houston, TX)

 

Fifth Charles A.Lynam Vocal Competition Semi-finalist.(Oct. 2010. at Greensboro, NC)

 

Binghamton Harmony Club Names Award Winner.(Nov. 25. 2011, Binghamton, NY)

 

NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) 2012 Audition

 

Central New York Finger Lake Chapter – Advanced Division 1st Prize.(Oct. 2012 at Ithaca, NY)

 

Metropolitan International Voice Competition; Grand Prize winner (Feb. 2013.NYC)

 

NATS Competition Eastern region; Upper Advanced Division 1st Prize winner (Mar. 2013, NY)

 

George L. Hinman and Adele Bernstein Award (2013~2014 TCO season)

 

25th New Jersey Verismo Opera Vocal Competition; 3rd prize winner (Feb. 2014)

 

 

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