| South Korea
Accompanist | Jonė Punytė
Soprano Lee Haewon graduated from Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, and Seoul National University, majoring in vocal music. Afterwards, she studied abroad in Germany and is currently enrolled in a Master's course at the Hans Eisler College of Music.
In 2010, she was selected as a scholarship student by the Lee Dae-woong Music Scholarship Foundation, and won the 3rd prize at the JoongAng Music Competition in 2015, the Grand Prize at the Eom Jeong-Haeng National Vocal Music Competition in 2018, the Grand Prize at the Paparotti National Vocal Music Competition in 2018, the Grand Prize at the Daegu Vocal Music Competition in 2018, and the 1st prize at the Gwangju Vocal Music Competition in 2019. From an early age, she was recognized for her skills as a performer by winning numerous awards at major domestic competitions. In 2021, she performed the role of Countess Poleville (Il viaggio a reims) at the Rossini Opera Festival in Italy, in 2022 - the role of Papagena (The Magic Flute) at the Daegu Opera House. In 2023, she won the Grand Prize at the Maria Cebotari Competition.