Tae-Gap Yang, baritone/ conductor
Korean conductor and baritone, Tae-Gap Yang, has rapidly established himself as one of the most versatile young artists of his generation. He was the winner of the Classical Production Vocal Competiton and appeared in the resulting winner's concert at Carnegie's Weill Reciral Hall. He has been a semi-finalist in the Metropolitan Opera New England Regioanl Competiton three times. He was a national fianlist in the Liederkranz Foundation Award 2002 and the Palm Beach Atlantic National Vocal Competiton. He has twice won the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing Competiton) and Virginia Lion's Club James E. Bland Memorial Music Scholarship Competiton. He has recevied the highest score in the audition for the Newport News Summer Institute for the Arts.
Mr. Yang's opera debut in America was a role of Commenatore with Boston Opera Aperta company's production of Mozart's Don Giovanni under the maestro Craig Smith.
Over the past two seasons, Mr. Yang's engagements included the role of the Papageno in the Magic Flute, at the City of Chonan, Asan, Dang-gin, Seoul, South Korea, Dulcamara in the L'elisir D'amore with Korean National Opera and Magic Cantabille Opera Company, Masetto in the Don Giovanni, Marcello and Schaunard in the La Boheme with the Seoul Opera Ensamble, Germont and Baron Douphol with Seoul Opera Company, Bartolo in the Marriage of Figaro, Commendatore in the Don Giovanni with Oepra Aperata Boston. Malatesta in the Don Pasquale with Hanam City Opera and many more roles has been sung in Korea and U.S.A.
Recently in concert Mr. Yang was invited to sing with orchestra as Seoul Philharmonic, Insiem Orchestra, Seoul Pop's Orchestra, Dangin Philharmonic, Asan City orchestra, Opera Soloist Orchestra, Soriel Orchestra, Korea W Philharmonic, and many more.
Mr. Yang appeared in many TV and radio company such as KBS, SBS, MBC, Arte-TV, CBS, PBS, Voice of America Radio.
Mr. Yang has performed as soloist in Beethoven Symphony No.9 Choral, Faure's Requiem, the Brahm's Requiem, Haydn's the Creation, Duboi's The Seven Last Words of Christ, Mozart's Coronation Mass, and Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle under Simon Carrington, the founder of the World famous English Vocal Group The King's Singers.
Tae-Gap was a fellow to the Music Academy of the West, Summer Music Festival in Santa Barabara, CA. There He studied and performed for such artists as Marilyn Horne, Jeffrey Tate, Warren Jones and the artistic director of the Chicago Lyric Opera, Matthew Epstein.
Mr. Yang has been an ensemble artist of Boston Lyric Opera for three years until he move back to Korea 2003.
He has been invited as a soloist in the WMC (World Methodist Conference) and 2009 Inchon World Christian Conference.
In year of 2010, Mr. Yang's 1st CD recording of sacred music with Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra was released across the country.
He is currently a voice faculty in Chongshin University, Kangnam Conservatory, Seoul Christian University. Mr. Yang is a active soloist member of Seoul Opera Company.
Mr. Yang is also a founder and conductor of T.G.Y. Symphony Orchestra, T.G.Y. Chorale, T.G.Y. Opera since 2009. He has conducted many opera such as Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and Rossini's the Barber of Seville also master chorale works as Mozart's Coronation Mass, Haydn's Lord nelson Mass and many more. He has conducted standard orchestra works such as Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5 and Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3. Mr. Yang's passion in orchestra music is not limited, He has conducted many modern living composer's works and it has been highly praised
He completed his high school education in Menchivill High, in Newopert News, VA, also his Bachelor and Masters studies in the New England Concervatory of Music, Boston MA. Tae-Gap has studied his voice with Edward Zambara, Marilyn Horne, Janette Ogg, Susan Clickner, Paricia Burton in U.S.A.
...a great instrument ...(Verginia Zeani, Metropolitan Opera / La Scala soprano)
...fabulous Voice!..(Craig Smith, conductor of Emmanuel Music)
...impressively smooth, rich, and sizeable bass-baritone....(Opera L)
...A hearty tone...(Opera News)
...His singing...the best from any of the men...is clear and powerful..(The Tech)
...Tae-Gap Yang provided real authority...(Boston Herald)
...bass was thunderous...(Boston Globe)
2010년 8월 10일 _미얀마 돕기 음악회 참여
You Raise Me Up (바리톤 양태갑, 파나뮤직) by The Baritone 양태갑
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Les Misérables Medley (TGY Symphony Orchestra) - 지휘 양태갑 - YouTube
(2) Hungarian Dance No. 5 (TGY Symphony Orchestra) - 지휘 양태갑 - YouTube
Larogo al factotum (NEC String Camber Orchestra : Con. 최승용) - Bar. 양태갑 - YouTube