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James Park Pontius Pilatus

James Park © VBW/ Sandra Kosel

James Park was born in Korea and studied classical singing at the Robert Schumann Musikhochschule Düsseldorf. After graduating, he became a member of the Opera Studio Niederrhein of the Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach and participated in various opera and musical productions. These include DER ROSENKAVALIER, PETER GRIMES, DER BARBIER VON SEVILLA, HOFFMANNS ERZÄHLUNGEN, the operetta premiere of WÄR NUR DIE SEHNSUCHT NICHT SO GROSS, the baroque opera pastiche THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY, the crime musical DAS GEHEIMNIS DES EDWIN DROOD, LEND ME A TENOR! (OTELLO DARF NICHT PLATZEN) and MY FAIR LADY. For the production DER GOLDENE DRACHE at Theater Krefeld, James was nominated as NRW's best young singer for his role of Junger Asiat by Opernwelt critic Regine Müller in "Welt am Sonntag," and last season he made his debut in the same role at the Semperoper Dresden. In addition to his operatic career, he can be heard as a soloist in concert, ensembles and choral formations. Most recently, he appeared at the Raimund Theater as Thuy in MISS SAIGON.