Tenor Won Whi Choi recently made his debut in the role of Hoffmann in Prelude to Performances' production of Les contes d'Hoffmann in 2013. He has performed various leading roles including Alfredo in La traviata and Chevalier in Dialogues of the Carmelites with the Mannes Opera, and Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with the Martina Arroyo Foundation and the Korean National University of Arts Opera Theater. He has understudied the role of Don Jose in Carmen for the Crested Butte Music festival as a member of their Marcello Giordani Young Artist Program. Mr. Choi was invited to Hawaii Performing Arts Festival as a professional fellow where he performed the role of Don Jose in The Tragedy of Carmen and the role of Le théière in L'Efant et Les Sortileges. Mr. Choi was one of eight finalists at the Montreal International Musical Competition in 2012. Upcoming engagements for Won Whi Choi include performances as tenor soloist in MESSIAH with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Professional Studies Diploma and a Master's Degree from Mannes College of Music and has a bachelor of music degree from the Korean National University of the Arts. For more information about Won Whi Choi click here.