ALFRED KIM was born in Seoul and studied singing in his hometown, as well as in Frankfurt and Karlsruhe. He has won many important singing competitions, such as Belvedere in Vienna and Operalia in Paris. He sang as part of ensembles in Kassel, Wiesbaden and Frankfurt and has long pursued an international career. Recently he has appeared at Teatro Municipal de Santiago (Calaf, Jacopo Foscari, Enzo Grimaldo, Radames), Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur (Calaf), Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse (Calaf), Deutsche Oper Berlin (Radames, Enzo Grimaldo), Israeli Opera Tel Aviv (Manrico), Teatro Real de Madrid (Otello), Seoul Arts Center (Cavaradossi), Oper Frankfurt (Ernani, Manrico), ROH Covent Garden (Calaf), Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (Turiddu), Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in Valencia (Cavaradossi). Current and upcoming engagements include Calaf (Opera Hong Kong) and Andrea Chénier (Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville). At Vienna State Opera, Alfred Kim made his debut in 2009, as Don Carlo, and he has also sung Gabriele Adorno and Cavaradossi here.