Sylvia Sang-eun Lee


A winner of the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Auditions for the Eastern Region of the United States, Lee Sang-eun has won numerous awards including the National Opera Association Competition, the Olga Koussevitzky Competition, the Connecticut Opera, and the Guild Competition. She achieved fame in early career as a specialist in the high coloratura bel canto repertoire and an acclaimed interpreter of such roles as Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor and Gilda in Rigoletto, both of which she has performed worldwide and with Musica Viva in Hong Kong. Since joining the Metropolitan Opera house in 2015/16, she began to assume lyrical roles. Her international appearances include performances in France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Israel, Japan, and her native Korea.