Sunyoung Seo’s Opera North Debut is a Triumph!

Massive congratulations to Sunyoung Seo after her role and company debuts for Opera North as Liu in Turandot:

“…but it was the liquid lyricism of Sunyoung Seo’s Liu that enchanted the ear and stole the heart.” Richard Morrison – The Times – 2 May 2017 (5 stars)

“…Liu is the Korean Sunyoung Seo, projecting clean bright tone and self-sacrificing humanity.” Telegraph – Rupert Christiansen – 29 April (5 Stars)

“Sunyoung Seo’s Liu is everything you want from the character: limpid, liquid-toned and self-sacrificial.” The Guardian – 30 April 2017 – Alfred Hickling (4 stars)

“..Korean soprano Sunyoung Seo was terrific as Liu, her powerful voice and agile facial expressions bringing both maturity and charm to a rather thinly-drawn character.” – Richard Wilcocks, Bachtrack, 30 April 2017 (4 stars)

“Liu, whose role as stoic slave loyal to her master adds decency than often barbaric-seeming narrative, was wonderfully inhabited by Sunyoung Seo, making her ON debut. What a phenomenal talent she is! Her wonderfully expressive mien and lovely top-end brought Liu to life..” Cornelius Fitz –

“Sunyoung Seo’s tragic but glowingly sung Liu…” – Mark Valencia for What’sOnStage (5 Stars)



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