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Opera "King Jumong"
"King Jumong" was the last opera performed at the 2015 Korea Opera Festival. This original opera depicts the life of Jumong, the founding king of Goguryeo, who was born from an egg. Baritone Woo Ju-ho, renowned for his impressive acting and expressions, took on the role of Jumong, while soprano Park Hyun-ju, loved for her explosive vocals and rich expressions, portrayed the role of Yerang, the wife of Jumong.
The opera covers a historical issue - the foundation of Goguryeo ? but it is full of exciting elements, including traditional garments, dance, gripping fight scenes and group choreography. In addition, the video techniques used in the opera further heightens the excitement of the piece. Learn more about Korean history and hero Jumong through opera "King Jumong."
[performance] King Jumong, the founder of Goguryeo
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