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Opera coming to Flower Mound

Suehyun Ko, Hyunwoo Cho, and Ah Young Kim will perform in a free concert in Flower Mound on Dec. 29.
Suehyun Ko, Hyunwoo Cho, and Ah Young Kim will perform in a free concert in Flower Mound on Dec. 29.

The Lewisville Lake Symphony’s International Chamber Series will present a free concert in Flower Mound at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5500 Morriss Road

The Tuesday, Dec. 29, concert will feature three award-winning South Korean students who are studying for advanced degrees in music at the College of Music at the University of North Texas.

Suehyun Ko, soprano, is pursuing her Masters degree and studies voice with Grammy-winning soprano Molly Fillmore.  Ko graduated with top honors from Keimyung University and was the grand prize recipient in the Woobong National Music Competition in 2012.  She is the recipient of the Teddy and Barbara Coe Opera Scholarship.

Hyunwoo Cho, tenor, is a Masters student from Incheon and studies with Carol Wilson.  He graduated from Chung Ang University where he performed with the University Master Chorale.  He won first place in the college division of the Ye-um Music Competition and is a recipient of choral and opera scholarships at UNT.  Both he and Ko have performed in major roles during the UNT opera season.

Ah Young Kim, piano, is a Doctoral student of Pamela Mia Paul at UNT and was active as a studio accompanist at Indiana University, where she received her Master’s degree. Since 2012, she has played for UNT opera productions as a teaching assistant.

As a solo pianist, Kim won prizes including the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competion and Korea-Germany Brahms Association Competition.  She earned the Korean Honor Scholarship from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean American Scholarship from the Korean American Scholarship Foundation.

The musicians will perform operatic works by Puccini, Debussy, and Verdi, as well as music from Broadway by Rodgers and Hammerstein and Frederick Loewe.

The 7:30 p.m. performance is free, however, donations are appreciated.

For more information, visit: or call 972-874-9087.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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