Competitors passed through to the Final

Min Hanbyeol

Min Hanbyeol

No. 32

Voice type: Soprano

Country: Korea, South

Date of birth: 9 July, 1995

Hanbyeol Min is a lyric coloratura soprano from Seoul, South Korea. She graduated with a Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music in New York under the instruction of tenor Neil Rosenshein. She also graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University in South Korea under the instruction of soprano Hana Park. She performed at the Winner Concert of American Virtuoso International Music Competition in May, 2022. She appeared as Despina in the production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the Chicago Summer Opera in summer 2022 and also Ophelia in Hamlet with the Manhattan School of Music in 2021. Also, she has performed in La traviata (choir) and Cendrillon scenes (Sylphes, Lutins and Un Esprit) with the Manhattan School of Music in 2019, Die Zauberflöte (Erste Dame) with the Seoul History Museum Opera in 2018, and Die Zauberflöte (Erste Knabe) with Seoul National University in 2015. Concert soloist credits include Bach’s Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63, and Magnificat in E-flat major, BWV 243a, with the Chantez a Dieu Choir in Seoul, South Korea. She is a 2nd prize winner of the American Virtuoso International Music Competition (2021), a Finalist of Camille Coloratura Awards (2021) and a grand prize winner of the Pavarotti Competition in Korea (2018).

Competition Repertoire


Liszt: Enfant, si j’étais roi

Händel: Da tempeste il legno infranto – Cleopatra’s aria from Giulio Cesare in Egitto

R. Strauss: Die Wiener Herrn verstehen sich – the Fiakermilli’s aria from Arabella


Ravel: Je réchauffe les bons mais je brûle méchants – The Fire’s aria from L'enfant et les sortilèges   

Mozart: Ach ich liebte, war so glücklich – Konstanze’s aria from Die Entführung aus dem Serail



Händel: Tornami a vagheggiar – Morgana’s aria from Alcina

Stravinsky: No word from Tom… I go to him! – Anne’s recitative and aria from The Rake’s Progress

Thomas: À vos jeux mes amis – Ophélie’s  Mad Scene from Hamlet