The South Korean tenor Andrew Kim, Korean name Hyunjung Kim, joined Oper Frankfurt's Opera Studio in 2023, and he makes his house debut in May as Yamadori in the first revival of last season's new Madama Butterfly. He gained his bachelors at Yonsei University in Seoul before going to the Hanns Eisler University of Music in Berlin in 2020 to study operatic singing for his masters and passing all his exams in 2022. He was awarded a scholarship and joined Youth Opera Hannover's ensemble for the 2017/18 season, during which he took part in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, the world premiere of Gregor A. Mayrhofer's children's opera Die drei Spinnerinnen / The Three Spinning Ladies and Stephen McNeff's Ein sanfter Riese / A gentle journey, another opera for children. His repertoire includes Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) and Rodolfo (La Bohème). In 2022 Andrew Hyunjung Kim won the Musikverein in Vienna's Debut Concert Competition and the 2019 Pavarotti Vocal Competition, the same year he won prizes at the Suri Music Concours (Gunpo City) and Korean Voice Competition (Seoul).