KATHLEEN KIM has been a regular fixture on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera for the past decade with appearances as Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream under James Conlon, Olympia in Les contes d’Hoffmann and Blondchen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), both conducted by James Levine, Oscar (Un ballo in maschera) under Kirill Petrenko, Madame Mao (Nixon in China) directed by Peter Sellars and conducted by John Adams, and Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) conducted by Fabio Luisi.
A native Korean, Kim was the guest soloist at the Independence Day Celebration Concert of the Seoul Philharmonic in 2010, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung. She has joined them for Mahler’s Symphonies No. 8 and No. 2 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, recorded by Deutsche Grammophon.
Elsewhere, she makes her debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic performing her celebrated interpretation of Madame Mao under John Adams, and sings Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with the Charlotte Symphony.