Kwangmin Brian Lee

From biology labs to being Cinderella’s Prince Charming, then to other roles on stage, this all-around singer has been described as a singer ‘…Possessed of a velvety tenor with a pleasing timbre…’  Tenor Kwangmin Brian Lee has a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Opera Performance with University of British Columbia and has sung many roles including Hoffmann  in  Les contes d’Hoffmann, Prince  in  Rusalka, Judge Danforth in The Crucible, Chevalier in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Prince Charming in La Cenerentola, Soo Chung in The Land of Smile, Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte, Don Josein Carmen, Third Jew in Salome, Fenton in Falstaff, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Camille in The Merry Widow, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Sam Kaplan in Street Scene, and Johnny MacDougall in The Lake, with Vancouver Opera Association, Vancouver Opera in Schools, UBC Opera Ensemble, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, European Music Academy, Prince George Orchestra, Astrolabe Musik Theatre, Turning Point Ensemble and many others.  He also sang in many performances such as Marriage of Figaro, Faust, Macbeth, Eugene Onegin, Norma, Nixon in China, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, and The Masked Ball with Vancouver Opera Association and others. His concert venues include Bach’s Johannes Passion, Carmina Burana, Handel’s Messiah, and excerpts of Verdi’s Requiem and many others.  He had his professional debut with a role in Salome in May of 2009 with Vancouver Opera Association, and currently singing with the same company.