Song Kee Chang

Baritone / South Korea

Song studied at the Kyong Won University and Korean National University, and later at the Marseilles National Opera Centre, École Normal de Musique de Paris in France and Accademia di parma Orfeo in Italy.

In France, he performed recitals in Marseilles, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and at the National Opera Theatre of Besançon; in Mozart’s Messe in C with the Orchestra of Cannes Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur under Philippe Bender; and in a Radio France live broadcast of French music.

Song is a First Prize winner at the "UFAM" Competition in Paris and the "Giuseppe di Stefano" Competition in Italy; a Third Prize winner at the international competitions in Marseilles, Marmande, Rieumes and Arles, and a finalist of the international competition in Viñas, Spain.

Notable roles with numerous Asian and European opera houses include Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Germont (La traviata), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Marcello (La bohème), Schichi (Gianni Schicchi), Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus), Figaro in (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Belcore (L'elisir d'amore) and Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor).

In recognition of his artistry, Song was honoured at the 1st Korea Opera Awards. He is also a Vice- Professor at the Kyong Won University.