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After captivating audiences worldwide with his lustrous voice, elegant musicianship, and sensitive artistry, tenor Won Whi Choi made his Metropolitan Opera début in 2020 as Alfredo in La Traviata to rave reviews and was slated to return for productions of Maria Stuarda and Les contes d’Hoffmann.

Last season, Choi joined The Metropolitan Opera again for both Rigoletto and Fedora, as well as the Seoul Metropolitan Opera’s Roméo and Juliette as Roméo, Virginia Opera as Alfredo in La Traviata, and New York City Opera as Giorgio in The Garden of the Finzi-Continis. This season, he makes house débuts with The Atlanta Opera singing the Duke in Rigoletto and Victorian Opera singing Ruggero in La Rondine. He also reprises his Arcadio in Florencia en el Amazonas with Nashville Opera, returns to Minnesota Opera as Rodolfo in La bohème, and makes his role début as Cavaradossi in Tosca as a part of Artpark’s 50th anniversary season in Lewiston, New York. 

Recent seasons’ engagements included a role début as Arcadio in Florencia en el Amazonas with New York City Opera; Don José in Carmen for Minnesota Opera, Croatia National Theater, the Domstufen Festival, and Theatre Erfurt; Hoffman in Les contes d’Hoffman with Opera Tampa and Opera Orlando; Rodolfo in La bohème with Croatian National Theatre in Osijek; Prince Sou-Chong in Franz Lehar’s Das Land des Lächelns in a début with Hong Kong Opera, with Theater Erfurt, and with the Morbisch festival; Ruggero in La Rondine at Skylark Opera; Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Opera in Williamsburg; Alfredo in La Traviata for Williamsburg Opera, Nashville Opera, and på Skäret in Sweden; and The Duke in Rigoletto at New York City Opera, Theatre Erfurt, and Opera Idaho.