Unexpected turn of events: Lee Sang eun, renowned Korean soprano, discovered dead minutes before her highly-anticipated performance
News of the tragic passing of renowned Korean soprano Lee Sang -eun shocked and stunned both fans and industry in Korea. This talented artist was discovered dead only minutes before she was scheduled to perform. Lee Sang Eun was known for her emotional and powerful voice. She had captured millions of hearts with her heartfelt performances and extraordinary talent. Her sudden death has created a hole in the world of music that is difficult to fill.
Fans gathered eagerly to see Lee Sang Eun’s performance. They were waiting for her captivating voice. Their excitement soon turned into devastation after learning of her sudden passing. Fans and music industry insiders speculate about the circumstances of her death, which remains unclear. Losing this legendary soprano is not just a tragedy for her, but also a major blow to the Korean industry. Lee Sang -eun’s contributions and impact on Korean music cannot be understated. Her music and memory will live on forever, as a constant reminder of her incredible talent and passion.
According to the report, on July 6 at 8.23pm a staff member called the police when they found the dead body of the singer in the third-floor bathroom for women.
According to Yonhap, the Korean entertainment website Koreaboo.com said that police are investigating this incident, but they don’t suspect foulplay.
Lee Sang Eun, a well known soprano vocalist, graduated from Seoul National University and then earned her Master’s Degree from Mannes School Of Music.
According to an online article at culture.seoul.co.kr she made her American stage debut at the Connecticut Opera as Norina, Don Pasquale’s Norina. She then performed Queen of the Night, The Magic Flute, at the Opera Tampa, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Rigoletto’s Gilda was at the Virginia Opera. Lucia, Lammermoore’s Lucia, at the Opera San Jose. Most recently, she took part in the production of Lulu by the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
She also performed on European opera stages and Asian opera ones.
The article mentions that she made her debut in Korea at the National Opera with Pamina, The Magic Flute in 2009. She was then followed by Lucia Lucia of Lammermoor and Madame Butterfly Chochosan. She participated in the National Opera’s Magic Flute tour of provinces and the year-end concert. In the following years, she performed Idomeneo’s Ilia as part of the National Opera Company and conducted by Chung Myeongwhun.
She performed Donna Anna, Don Giovanni at the Seoul Metropolitan Opera Company in 2019, with the Gyeonggi Symphony Orchestra and Massimo Janetti as conductor.
She has also performed at numerous opera galas, including the Seoul Opera Festival.