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Wonsick Oh


Korean bass singer Wonsick Jonathan Oh possesses an extensive repertoire in both opera and song, having received the Special Prize at the coveted Beijing International Opera Competition (2017). In 2013, Wonsick’s opera career began with the role of Sprecher in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. Whilst studying at university, he performed numerous roles including Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni (2014), Don Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro (2016), Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor (2016), Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte (2018), and Simone in Gianni Schicchi (2021).

Outside of opera, Wonsick has performed solo bass in Bach Cantata BVW4 (Christ lag in Todesbanden) and in numerous song cycle recitals, including Brahms’s Vier ernste Gesänge and Wolf’s Drei Gedichte von Michaelangelo. He also completed a Diploma Programme under Charles Spencer and Markus Haudlla at the MUK Lied Academy in Vienna. Wonsick began his studies in voice at the Korea National University of Arts. Subsequently he moved to London, to study on a scholarship for his MA at the Royal Academy of Music under Mark Wildman and Philip Sunderland.

Having completed his MA, Wonsick is currently undertaking the Advanced Diploma course in the Royal Academy’s prestigious Opera School, and has been selected as a member of Royal Academy Song Circle. He is extremely grateful for the support of the Josephine Baker Trust.

Last updated: Mar 2022