Merab in Saul. Previously at HGO: Musetta in La bohème (2018); Miss Frayne in the world premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players and Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro (2016); The Rose in The Little Prince, Pamina in alt. cast and outdoor performances of The Magic Flute and Papagena in mainstage performances, and Becca in the HGOco world premiere of O Columbia (all in 2015). HGO Studio artist (2014–16).
About the Artist:
Pureum Jo is an alumna of the HGO Studio (2014–16). Her roles at HGO included Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro and Miss Frayne in the world premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players (both in 2016); Papagena and Pamina in selected performances of The Magic Flute, the Rose in Rachel Portman and Nicholas Wright’s The Little Prince, and Becca in the world premiere of Gregory Spears and Royce Vavrek’s O Columbia (all in 2015). In the current season, she will be heard in the C5 Projects Ltd. world premiere of Beauty and Sadness, an opera by Elena Langer based on the final novel of Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata. Recent engagements include her first season with the Glyndebourne Festival for Julius Caesar, joining the roster of Lyric Opera of Chicago for Orphée et Eurydice, and her San Francisco Opera debut as Dai Yu in the world premiere of Bright Sheng’s Dream of the Red Chamber. Additionally, she returned to the Sarasota Orchestra for an evening of Mozart concert arias with Music Director Anu Tali, sang Micaëla in Carmen with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and made her role debut as Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Naples and Music Director Ramon Tebar.