Kwonsoo JEON tenor



Since the season 2015/16 Kwonsoo Jeon is a membre of the Pforzheim Theatre's ensemble. One of this first roles here is ISMAILE in 'Nabucco'. Besides, he has guest performances as RODOLFO in 'La Boheme' at the Bremerhaven Theatre, where he thrills audience and press alike:

'Kwonsoo Jean asRodolfo captures the audience's heart in no time. His aria Arie „Che gelida manina” war spontaneously rewarded with applause. Confidently, he led his bright, mellow tenor voice through the whole score and impressed with a marvellous timbre. Moreover, he convinced with his yourhful, committed play.'

In 2015 he has also guest performasnces as RODOLFO at the Coburg Municipal Theatre.

In the seasons 2013/14 and 14/15 the young tenor was a membre of the opera studio at the Nurembourg State Theatre, where he could be seen in such roles as A YOUNG SAILOR/A SHEPHERD in Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde', GASTONE in Verdi's 'La Traviata', DON CURZIO in Mozart's 'Le nozze di Figaro', TAVANNES in Meyerbeer's 'Les Huguenots', ABDALLO in Verdi's 'Nabucco' and JACQUES in Offenbach's 'Ritter Eisenfraß'.

In parallel, he enjoyed great successes in guest performances as RODOLFO in Puccini's 'La Bohème
'...mastered [his aria Che gelida manina] with the greatest ease, elegance and intensity.
Volksstimme Halberstadt
and als SINGER in 'Der Rosenkavalier', in a WAGNER/VERDI-opera gala concert at the Berlin Concert House and as THE OFFICER in Krenek's 'Der Diktator' and as RADAMES in a Aida-version »like« Verdi in productions of the Theatre-Youth-Orchestra at the Kassel State Theatre .

Already at the age of 23, while still studying in Korea,the tenor made his stage debut as ALFREDO in Verdi's 'La Traviata' at the Sungsan Arthall. In the next two years, already followed other main parts like TURIDDU in Mascagni's 'Cavalleria rusticana' at the Sungnam Artcenter and NEMORINO in Donizetti's 'L'elisir d'amore' and RINUCCIO in Puccini's 'Gianni Schicchi', both of them in the Music Arthall.

In the season 2012/13 he made his highly acclaimed debut at the Teatro del Marrucino in Chieti as IL DUCA DI MANTOVA in Verdi's 'Rigoletto'.


Pforzheim Theatre - La Boheme - RODOLFO
His singing is a source of pleasure and right from the start it ensures spontaneous applause - making clear what makes Italian operas so special. The pleasant shivers caused by Puccini's scenes, the singer's spontaneous breakout from the usual into moments of superios beauty.
Bremerhaven State Theatre - La Boheme - RODOLFO
‘And with splendid tones the young singer Kwonsoo Jeon perfectly imparts these emotions.'
Der neue Merker, Hermann Habitz, 12/2015
Nurembourg State Theatre - Tristan und Isolde - YOUNG SAILOR / SHEPHERD
'With a particularly beatiful tenor voice Kwonsoo Jeon (from the international opera studio Nurembourg) sang the young sailor and the shepherd.'
Der neue Merker
Theater Pforzheim - Eine Nacht in Venedig - HERZOG
Pforzheim Theatre - La Boheme - RODOLFO
Pforzheim Theatre - La Boheme - RODOLFO