Daniel Gwon
baritone | Korea, °1992
VOICE 2023 : Laureate
Daniel Gwon obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul and then a master’s from the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold, where he was taught by Chuljun Kim and Markus Köhler. He has made his mark at several international competitions, winning Second Prize at the Valsesia Musica International Competition in 2022, First Prize at the Concorso Salvatore Licitra, and First Prize at the Competizione dell’Opera, which took place in Moscow the same year. He also won Second Prize at the Grandi Voci competition in Salzburg and at the Klaudia Taev competition in Pärnu in Estonia. Daniel Gwon has performed in roles such as Marcello in La Bohème and the Count in The Marriage of Figaro at the Landestheater in Detmold and performed last season as a soloist in Mendelssohn’s Paulus with the Philharmonisches Orchester Hagen.


2020 - 2022 : Markus Köhler
2015 - 2018 : Chuljun Kim


2020 - 2022 : Master Opera, Hochschule für Musik Detmold
2011 - 2017 : Bachelor, Korea National University of Arts


2022 : Performed role 'Marcello' Opera La Boheme, Landestheater Detmold, G. Puccini
2022 : Oratorio Paulus (bass soloist) a Performance, Konzerthaus in Detmold, Philharmonic Orchestra Hagen, Mendelssohn
2022 : Bel canto aria evening Tenor Laweren Brownlee and his guests in Müp, Müpa Budapest, Pannon Philharmonic,Nikolas Nägele
2021 : Performed role 'Conte' Opera Le Nozze di Figaro, Landestheater Detmold, W.A. Mozart
2018 : Concert with the Korea KBS Symphony Orchestra, Korea KBS Symphony Orchestra


2022 : 2nd prize, Valsesia Musica International Competition in Varallo (Italy) 2022
2022 : 1st prize, Concorso Lirico SALVATORE LICITRA in Milan 2022
2022 : 1st prize and special prize, Competizione dell'Opera in Moscow
2021 : special prize, International Singing Competition "Maria Caniglia" in Sulmona (Italy)
2021 : 2nd prize and the special prize, International singing competition "Grandi Voci" in Salzburg
2021 : 2nd prize and audience prize, Klaudia Taev International Competition for Young Opera Sigers in Pärnu (Estonia)
Final 2023 : Daniel Gwon
Semi-final 2023 : Daniel Gwon
First round 2023 : Daniel Gwon
Final (02/06/2023)
Gioachino Rossini Largo al factotum della città (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Maurice Ravel Chanson à boire (C major) (Don Quichotte à Dulcinée)
Vincenzo Bellini Or dove fuggo - Ah! per sempre (I Puritani)
Gustav Mahler Ich hab'ein glühend Messer (D minor) (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen)
Charles Gounod Oh sainte médaille - Avant de quitter ces lieux (Faust)
Daniel Gwon, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Alain Altinoglu
Semi-final (25/05/2023)
Franz Schubert An Schwager Kronos op. 19/1 D 369
Carl Loewe Der Selt’ne Beter op. 141
Roger Quilter Blow, blow thou winter wind (Shakespeare Songs op. 6)
Giuseppe Verdi Per me giunto - O Carlo, ascolta (Don Carlo)
Daniel Gwon, voice
Ouri Bronchti, pianist accompanist
First round (22/05/2023)
Richard Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung (Vier Lieder op. 27)
Giuseppe Verdi È sogno, o realtà ? (Falstaff)
Daniel Gwon, voice
Ouri Bronchti, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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