Born in South Korea, Haegee Lee trained at Seoul National University and the Conservatoire National de Région Pierre Barbizet, Marseilles. She now studies with Isabelle Vernet.
This is her ENO debut.
Between 2017 and 2019, she was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the ROH, where she sang the roles of Frasquita Carmen, Sandman Hänsel und Gretel, Papagena Die Zauberflöte and Xenia Boris Godunov, as well as appearing in the annual Summer Performances as Elvira L’Italiana in Algeri, Zerbinetta Ariadne auf Naxos and Gilda Rigoletto. She also covered roles including Micaëla La Tragédie de Carmen, Marie La fille du régiment, Donna Anna Don Giovanni and Azema Semiramide. Since graduating from the JPYAP, she has sung Frasquita Carmen, Musetta La bohème and Gilda for Welsh National Opera and returned to the ROH for further performances as Papagena.
Her awards include First Prize in the Concours de Bach, Marseilles, and Second Prize in the first Korean Classical Singers Association International Vocal Competition, Seoul.
Last updated: 14th March 2023