Heeseung Chae

Heeseung Chae, Baritone from South Korea, completed the Opera Institute program at Boston University.

He also completed his Master and Bachelor of Music degrees at Seoul National University, and he received his Performance Diploma from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He has performed the roles of Schaunard in La bohème, Ceprano in Rigoletto, and Ford in Falstaff at Verdi Gala concert. At IU, he performed Haly in L’italiana in Algieri, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, and Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. With the BU Opera Institute, he performed Philp Glass’s Hydrogen Jukebox and Il Conte in Le nozze di Figaro and Paul Watson in Johnathan Berger’s The War Reporter and Pelléas in Pelléas et Mélisande by Debussy. He was a Young Artist at Charlottesville Opera in 2017 Summer. He performed Marullo in Rigoletto and Covered Rigoletto. And He will return to Charlottesville 2018 summer for covering Il Conte in Le nozze di Figaro. In 2018-2019 season, He will be a Virginia Opera Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist.

He studied with Andreas Poulimenos at IU. Currently, he is student of Matthew DiBattista at BU.