PLMF Academia Nova presents:
19th – 20th of February
At Sydalinna School (Liivalaia 23)
MASTERCLASS FOR SINGERS
Lecturer/tutor Michael Hyokun Ha (tenor, Korea)
Accompanist Tiina Kärblane
We will enable the participants to have 2*45 min of learning with a concert master and a performance in Tallinn Town Hall on 21st February at 7 PM in association with Tallinn Winter Festival.

Participation fee: 50€ (transfer should be done by 10th of February the latest, EE037700771003227591 LHV Pank, with the keyword “Masterclass”)

Inform us about your wish to participate and your repertoire by 10th of February 2019 the latest plmf@plmf.ee. More information 5114077 (Pille Lill).

The course is meant for singers, who need inspiration to continue in their field and good advice concerning repertoire as well as styles and for planning the future. 

MICHAEL HYOKUN HA
is a South Korean born tenor, who began his studies in singing at Hanyang University in Seoul and continued his studies at the State University of Music in Freiburg and at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. He has attended master classes with Margreet Honig, Dame Gwyneth Jones and Rudolf Knoll at the International Summer Academy Mozarteum Salzburg and received further impetus from such Italian maestri as Gianfranco Cecchele, Nicola Martinucci as well as Mietta Sighele. After receiving his master’s degree in 2012, he is engaged in the Staatstheater Braunschweig, where he has performed a variety of roles, including Nemorino (Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore”), Tamino (Mozart “The Magic Flute”), Aquilio (Vivaldi “Farnace”), Il Duca di Mantova (Verdi “Rigoletto”), Canio (Leoncavallo “Pagliacci”), Turiddu (Mascagni “Cavalleria rusticana”) etc. In 2017/18 he guested as Nemorino with the Danish National Opera. M. Ha has sung at the UNICEF Gala in Cologne, Germany and he appeared at the New Year’s Gala of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra in January 2018 with famous opera arias. M. Ha is a grant recipient of the Richard Wagner Association and in 2018 he was awarded the «Riccardo Zandonai Prize» for the best interpretation of an aria by the composer of the same name at the «XXV Riccardo Zandonai Competition» in Riva del Garda (Italy). He won the T.O.S.C.A competition in Andora (Italy) the same year.