Haegee Lee


Born in South Korea, Haegee Lee trained at Seoul National University and the Conservatoire National de Région Pierre Barbizet, Marseille. She now studies with Isabelle Vernet. Her awards include First Prize in the Concours de Bach, Marseilles, and Second Prize in the first Koren Classical Singers Association International Vocal Competition, Seoul.

Between 2017 and 2019, Haegee Lee was a member of the the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where she sang the roles of Frasquita/Carmen, Sandman/Hänsel und Gretel, Papagena/Die Zauberflote and Xenia/Boris Godunov, as well as appearing in the annual Summer Performances as Elvira/L’Italiana in Algeri, Zerbinetta/Ariadne auf Naxos and Gilda/Rigoletto. She also covered roles including Micaëla/La tragédie de Carmen, Marie/La fille du régiment, Donna Anna/Don Giovanni and Azema/Semiramide.

On graduating from the JPYAP Frasquita/ Carmen and Gilda/Rigoletto for Welsh National Opera.

Most recently, she has returned to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to repeat her performance as Papagena/Die Zauberflote.

Future engagements include Queen Tye/ Akhnaten for English National Opera and Musetta/La bohème for Welsh National Opera.

Longborough debut: Frasquita/Carmen (2022)