Kyu Choi is a South Korean Baritone, who graduated from the Korea National University of Arts before taking up a place at the Royal Academy of Music where he studied for his Master’s degree which supported by the San Martino Scholarship in 2016. He is currently studying under Mark Wildman and Ingrid Surgenor for his Advanced Diploma which supported by Independent Opera, the Charles Mackerras Opera Scholarship, Stokes Bursary, Henry Wood Award and Josephine Baker Trust.
He has made numerous solo appearances, notably at the Wigmore Hall, and the Seoul Art Center Recital Hall. He took up several principal roles including the title role in Don Giovanni with the RAO under Gareth Hancock.
As a recent winner of the first prize at the N. Obukhova International Singing Competition in Russia (2018), the first prize at the Pavarotti Prize (2019), the First Prize at the Joaninha award (2019), the second prize at the Clonter Opera Prize (2019), the opera prize at the Mozart Singing Competition (2017), he was a finalist of Wilhelm Stenhammer International Music Competition in Sweden (2018).