Young Doo Park studied at the Kyung Hee University in Seoul with Hun Lee and from 2009 with Heinz Reeh at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. In 2005, he won first prize at the Seoul Symphony’s singing contest and in 2006 he was awarded second prize at the KBS (Korean Broadcasting) singing contest. Whilst still studying, he performed at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin in such roles as Inquisitore/Don Carlo, Don Fernando/Fidelio, Simone/Gianni Schicchi, and Leporello as well as Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni.

From 2010 until 2012, Young Doo Park was a member of the International Opera Studio at the Opera Cologne. In the following season he was member of the ensemble at Opera Cologne, where he took on roles including Il Commendatore/Don Giovanni, Titurel/Parsifal, 2nd Armoured Man/Die Zauberflöte, Jäger/Schneewittchen, Mago/Rinaldo, Antinoo in Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Julian Pinelli/Die Gezeichneten, Melisso/Alcina, and Padre Guardiano/La forza del destino.

In the spring of 2013, Park was a finalist at the Francisco-Viñas singing competition in Barcelona and by the beginning of the season 2014/15, he changed to the ensemble at Staatstheater Wiesbaden, where his roles include i.a. Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte, Veit Pogner/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Hermann/Tannhäuser, Hunding/Die Walküre, Fafner in Das Rheingold and Siegfried, Oroveso/Norma, Orest/Elektra, Gremin/Eugen Onegin, Lodovico/Otello, Cesare Angelotti/Tosca, Bonze/Madama Butterfly, Colline/La Bohème, and Samuel/Un ballo in maschera.

In the past seasons Young Doo Park has had various engagements at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, including Sarastro in "Die Zauberflöte", Orest in "Elektra" and King Marke in "Tristan und Isolde" directed by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. In addition, he appeared as a guest at both the Staatstheater Kassel and the Theater Bern. In the 22/23 season he took on a variety of roles at the Hessisches Staatstheater, including Veit Pogner in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", Sparafucile in "Rigoletto", King Marke in "Tristan und Isolde" and Cekunov in a Janacek double. He enjoyed great success as Zaccaria alongside Anna Netrebko in "Nabucco" at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden. He also appeared as a guest as the Commendatore in "Don Giovanni" at the Kristiansand Opera House.

In the upcoming 2023/24 season, Park will remain loyal to the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, taking on a variety of roles. His engagements include Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Lodovico in Otello, Heinrich der Vogler in Lohengrin, Filippo II and Il Grande Inquisitore in Don Carlo, Kvartalniy and Pope in Lady Macbeth, and Fafner and Hunding in Ring des Nibelungen.


General Management

Artist Manager
Boris Orlob
Managing Director 
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Repertoire Concert

Bach, J.S. St. John Passion
Dvorak Stabat Mater

Repertoire Opera

Beethoven Fidelio Don Fernando
Bellini Norma Oroveso
Gomes Salvator Rosa Il duca d'Arcos
Händel Alcina Melisso
  Rinaldo Mago
Monteverdi Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria Antinoo
Mozart Die Entführung aus dem Serail Osmin
  Die Zauberflöte 2nd Geharnischter
  Don Giovanni Il Commendatore
  La clemenza di Tito Publio
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov Pimen
Puccini Gianni  Schicchi Simone
  La Bohème         Alcindoro
  Madama Butterfly Bonze
  Tosca Cesare Angelotti
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Basilio
Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila Old Hebrew
Schreker Die Gezeichneten Julian Pinelli
Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos Lakai
  Die Frau ohne Schatten Geisterbote
  Elektra Orest
Verdi Attila Leone
  Don Carlo Inquisitore
  La forza del destino Alcalde
    Il Marchese di Calatrava
    Padre Guardiano
  Otello Lodovico
  Rigoletto Sparafucile
Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Nachtwächter
  Tristan und Isolde König Marke
  Das Rheingold Fafner
  Die Walküre Hunding
  Siegfried Fafner
  Parsifal Titurel
Weber Der Freischütz Ein Eremit


"Basso Continuo": A challenging and versatile season in Wiesbaden
In the season 2019/20, Young Doo Park will take on a number of challenging roles at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden. “Within these hallowed halls”, he will start the season as Sarastro, followed by Cesare Angelotti in Tosca. Furthermore, he will sing Ferrando in the new production of Il trovatore under the baton of Alexander Joel (the premiere takes place on March 28), and Orest in Strauss’ Elektra.
The season’s highlight will be his role debut as König Marke in the new production of Tristan und Isolde, staged by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. Performance dates: 11th of June and 5th of July.
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