Samantha Park, Soprano

Korean-American soprano Samantha Park is a versatile artist from suburban New York. In May 2017 she received her Bachelors degree in vocal performance from the Eastman School of Music, a conservatory of the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

She studied under renown mezzo-soprano Katherine Ciesinski, and performed in numerous vocal ensembles, including the Eastman Chorale, Repertory Singers, and the University of Rochester Women’s Chorus. She has performed in Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera, sang the role of Edith in the Pirates of Penzance accompanied by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as the role of Despina in W.A. Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”. Samantha is also an avid recitalist, performing recently at the Eastman School, the Opera Center of America in Manhattan, New York, as well as the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. She is delighted to sing with the Chicago City Wide Symphony Orchestra as a tribute to Conductor Chung Yoon Park, her grandfather.

Ms. Park will perform the following pieces at the CCWSO’s 70th anniversary concert celebrating the founder, Fanny A. Hasler, and Maestro Chung Yoon Park:

Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio! (K. 418)
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Die Zauberflöte, K.620; 17. Aria: Ach ich fühl’s, es ist verschwunden
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)

The Phantom of the Opera; Act I. Think of Me
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )

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