Born Ji-Eung Park, he studied voice first at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, then he moved to Europe in 2002 and continued
studying in Germany and above all at the Accademia di S. Cecilia in Rome; his debut took place in 2008 as Calaf at the As.Li.Co.
theaters (Cremona, Como, Pavia, Brescia).
He made an international career at theaters of mostly secondary (or tertiary) importance: Genova (Calaf, Cavaradossi), Cagliari
(Cavaradossi), Bologna (Ernani), Sassari (Ernani), Rovigo (Manrico), Cremona/Como/Pavia/Brescia (Ernani), Sassari (Turiddu), Torre
del Lago (Cavaradossi, Calaf), Palermo (Turiddu), Athens (Turiddu, 2011; Manrico, 2012; Arrigo, 2012 and 2013; Cavaradossi, 2015),
Budapest (Pollione, Turiddu), Tokyo (Calaf), Beijing (Calaf), Liège (Radames), Skopje (Calaf, Radames), Nancy (Calaf, 2013),
Bogotá (Calaf, 2014), Detroit (Calaf, 2014 – his US debut), Tbilisi (Radames, 2014), Teatro Regio in Parma (Otello,
2015, as a last-minute substitute for an ailing colleague), Montpellier (Calaf, Luigi), Las Palmas (Turiddu), Sanxay (Calaf, 2015),
Warsaw (Radames, 2016), Macerata (Calaf, 2017), Taormina (Radames, 2018), Trieste (Calaf, 2019), Seoul (Calaf, 2021).
Reference 1, reference 2, reference 3,
reference 4 and picture source