Mezzo-soprano EUNJOO LEE-HULS enjoys a rich performing career which embraces a combination of oratorio, symphonic soloist, opera and recitals. This season she performed as soloist in Handel's Messiah with Oratorio Society of New Jersey and Peniel Women's Choir, and a concert of Korean Art Songs at Merkin Concert Hall, in New York (Opera Highlights concerts with New Jersey State Opera and Bella Music Foundation were cancelled, due to COVID-19). Last season she performed recitals in Atlanta and New Jersey; and recently appeared as Halmoni in From My Mother’s Mother at the Korean Cultural Center and Flushing Town Hall in New York, as well as George Washington University in Washington, DC; soloist in Magnificat by both Vivaldi and Pergolesi with Oratorio Society of New Jersey, Opera and Classical Concerts with Music From Above in Peru and as a guest artist on the St. Catherine’s Concert Series in Greater Atlanta. Other engagements include a critically acclaimed triumph as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with Opera Roanoke; Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana with Utica Symphony Orchestra; soloist in Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with Daegu Symphony Orchestra and La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica at the Carl Pfeifer Arts Center in New Jersey.
This extraordinary artist has sung mainstage roles with New York City Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Dicapo Opera, Duluth Festival Opera, Korean National Opera, Seoul City Opera and Daegu City Opera, among others. As an oratorio/symphonic soloist, audiences have enjoyed her sumptuous voice in performances of Charpentier’s Te Deum, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Mass in C at Carnegie Hall with Mid-America Productions.
Ms. Lee-Huls made her Lincoln Center debut at Avery Fisher Hall as soloist in Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus with the Little Orchestra Society of New York, under the baton of Maestro Dino Anagnost. She has also been featured as soloist with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Bismarck Symphony Orchestra, Greater Newburgh Symphony and the Daejeon Philharmonic.
First prizewinner of New York Vocal Arts Competition and the Naomi Artists Rising Star Competition (both of which included performances at Carnegie Hall), Ms. Lee-Huls received the Bachelor of Music from Chugae Art University, went on to study at St. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome and earned the Artist Diploma (Masters Degree) from Licinio Reficeo Conservatory Frosinone in Italy.
“A big, beautiful warm voice and a sympathetic presence. [The] crowd signaled their approval with a huge increase in the decibel level when she took her bow after the final curtain.”
- Roanoke Times
" A short but definitive presence was given by mezzo-soprano Eunjoo Lee-Huls; surely this artist will become even more notable in the future."
- KBS Broadcast Radio