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Esther Oh



Biography

Soprano Esther Oh recently made her debut at the Seoul Arts Center under the direction of Maestro Stephen Lord, where she sang the roles of Annina in La Traviata and Page in Rigoletto.  Ms. Oh is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree under the guidance of Dr. Christine Anderson at Temple University.  With the Temple University Opera Theater, she has performed the roles of Euridice in Orfeo ed Euridice, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Adina in L'elisir d'amore, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Concepción in L'heure Espagnole, and Vixen in The Cunning Little Vixen.  In summer of 2014, Ms. Oh portrayed the role of the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro with Opera Libera in Philadelphia, PA.  Ms. Oh portrayed the role of Magda Sorel in The Consul with the Philadelphia Opera Collectives as part of the Fringe Festival and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with the Delaware Valley Opera Company, both in summer of 2012.  With the Wolf Trap Opera Company, where she was a Studio Artist, she sang the role of Epicene in Volpone by John Musto and made the world premiere recording of the opera, which was nominated for a Grammy award.  She participated in the opera festival "Si parla, si canta," during which she performed in several concert venues in Italy. Ms. Oh earned her Master's degree in vocal performance from Temple University and her Bachelor's degree in vocal performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.  In spring of 2015, Ms. Oh is excited to be singing the role of Sandrina in Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera with the Temple University Opera Theater under the direction of Maestro Valéry Ryvkin.  
Esther Oh