A Korean-American Tenor from Los Angeles, California, described as “a promising, rich dramatic voice,” and “a tenor voice that floats its high notes with ease and emotional fervor.”
John Kun Park, a Korean-American Tenor from Los Angeles, California, has been described as “a tenor voice that floats its high notes with ease and emotional fervor.”
John will be joining Chautauqua Opera for their 2022 season, where he will be covering the role of Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca, and singing the role of John Adams in Gertrude Stein & Virgil Thompson’s The Mother of us All.
The 2021 season began digitally for John, with being placed as a semi-finalist for the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. He also participated in the Annapolis Opera Vocal Competition, where he was a finalist and received an Encouragement Award. John joined Des Moines Metro Opera’s summer season where he covered both Adolfo Pirelli and Beadle Bamford in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. In October, John joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic to workshop the role of Florestan in Beethoven's Fidelio in collaboration with Deaf West Theater, and will be returning again in 2022.
John has appeared as Faust (Faust, Gounod), Ismaele (Nabucco, Verdi), and Don Jose (Carmen, Bizet), and is making his strides towards the dramatic and Wagnerian repertoire. He has appeared nationally with companies such as Sarasota Opera, Central City Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Pittsburgh Festival Opera, West Bay Opera, and Long Beach Opera.