Davide Ryu

Davide Ryu
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Dramatic tenor Davide Ryu was born in South Korea. He graduated from Keimyung University and graduate school in Daegu, and in 2014, he went to Bi to study. In Germany, he learned a wide range of music from Mozart to Wagner Opera from a Professor Frank Maus.

In 2015, Davide moved to Milan to study Italian opera. He met world-renowned soprano Raina Kabaivanska at the Siena-Sofia International Master Clas. This encounter enabled him to get a scholarship for four years to study with the great Bulgarian soprano at the Conservatorio Vecchi Tonelli in Modena, at the Conservatorio di Musica G.Verdi di Milano where he graduated with the highest marks.

Tenor Davide Ryu has won prices in many international competitions: “Viotti-Valsesia “, “Fiorenza Cossotto”, “Alfredo Giacomotti”, “Ismaele Voltolini", "Coop music awards”, "Assami", “Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso”, “Maria Caniglia”, “Carlo Zampighi", “Gaetano Fraschini”, “Giuditta Pasta”, and “Piero Cappuccilli", and he has been praised by world-renowned vocalists including Raina Kabaivanska, Fiorenza Cossotto, and Katia Ricciarelli.

Davide Ryu started his European career as Calaf in Turandot, at the Sofia National Opera in 2017, and he has performed in many operas and concerts in Italy, France, Bulgaria and Turkey since then.

He has a wide operatic repertoire including the leading tenor roles in Norma, Tosca, II Trovatore, Aida, Otello, La forza del Destino, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, Andrea Chenier, Madam Butterfly etc.

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