South Korean Soprano Nayoung Ban is a young and dedicated operatic soprano with a sizeable and remarkably warm Bel Canto voice. She has been praised for vocal color, stage personality, and musicality beyond her years.
Recently Ms.Ban performed as Susanna(Le Nozze di Figaro), Tebaldo/Celestial Voice (Don Carlo) with Maryland Lyric Opera where she made her début as the Title role of Lucia di Lammermoor and she also made her Pacific Symphony Orchestra début as Soprano Soloist in Symphony No.9 by L.V.Beethoven.
Future seasons engagements include her house début as Musetta in La Bohème
with Hawaii Opera Theater.
She performed Susanna(Le Nozze di Figaro) and Musetta(La Bohème) with Opera Ithaca, Rosina(Il barbiere di Siviglia by G.Paisiello) and Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) with Mannes Opera where she also appeared as Euridice (Orfeo di Euridice), Vixen (The Cunning Little Vixen), Giulietta in (I Capuleti e Montecchi) and Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) with Mannes Opera Scene Performance. Ms.Ban participated in Maryland Lyric Opera’s Young Artist Institude and appeared as Gilda(Rigoletto), Musetta(La bohème), Pamina(Die Zauberflöte) and Blonde(Die Entführung) in their Concerts.
Ms. Ban also has performed as a Soprano Soloist in ‘Hear my prayer’ by F.Mendelssohn with Peniel Women’s Choir, T.Dubois’s The Seven Last Words of Christ with Christian Broadcasting System of New York, Soprano Soloist in Gounod’s St.Cecilia Mass with GNC Orchestra and Soloist in Handel’s Messiah with New Hope Reformed Church of New York.
Soprano Nayoung Ban has her Professional Studies in Mannes College of Music, holds her Master’s degree at Manhattan School of Music and ChungAng University in Korea where she also has her Bachelor's Degree.