Eun Kyong Lim

Birth date

Feb. 28, 1985


South Korea


Received her bachelor’s degree at the Yonsei University (Seoul) in 2008. She continued her education at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich under Prof. Daphne Evangelatos. She was awarded third prize at the International Hilde Zadek Voice Competition in Vienna (2013) and second prize at the 38th International Maria Callas Grand Prix in Athens (2014). In 2008 she gave a solo recital in Seoul. Since 2010 in Munich she has sung Olga (Peter Eötvos’s Three Sisters), Martha (Iolanta), Marcellina (Le Nozze di Figaro), Forester’s wife (Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen) at the Prinzregententheater. In 2011 she debuted at the Staatsoper Hannover as Marcellina and sang Olga (Three Sisters) in the Staatsoper Berlin. In the 2013-2014 season she performed in the world premiere of Anno Schreier’s Prinzessin im Eis and sang Bradamante in Alcina at the Theater Aachen. In the 2014-2015 season she sings in the world premiere of Johannes Maria Staud’s The Antilope, and Driade in Ariadne auf Naxos) in Lucerne. Starting in the 2015-2016 season the singer will be performing at the Lucerne Theatre opera troupe.