Soprano Yeree Suh studied at the Seoul National University, at the Berlin University of the Arts under Harald Stamm, in Leipzig with Regina Werner-Dietrich and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Gerd Türk. Her repertoire focuses on works from the 17th and 18th centuries but also includes contemporary compositions.
Since her debut as a Nymph in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo under René Jacobs at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music in 2003, followed by engagements at the Berlin State Opera and the Theater an der Wien, she has worked regularly with conductors who engaged with historically informed performance practice, including Philippe Herreweghe, Ton Koopman, Andrea Marcon, Jean-Christophe Spinosi and Masaaki Suzuki, as well as with ensembles such as Anima Eterna Brugge, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Venice Baroque Orchestra and the Finnish Baroque Orchestra.
She has performed Unsuk Chin’s Akrostichon-Wortspiel with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre with Ensemble intercontemporain, as well as songs by Webern. Other highlights of her repertoire include works by Pierre Boulez and she has performed Le Soleil des eaux with Pablo Heras-Casado and Péter Eötvös, Pli selon pli with Jonathan Nott and Thierry Fischer and Le Visage nuptial with Cornelius Meister.
Other engagements include the Music Festival Berlin, the Lucerne Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival, the Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Philharmonie in Paris, the Barbican Centre in London and Lincoln Center in New York.
At the end of March 2019 she sang Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem in Lucerne and Tongyeong with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra under Michael Sanderling, before performing Beat Furrer’s Spazio Immergente III at the International Music Festival Hamburg at the Elbphilharmonie with Ensemble Resonanz. Further highlights of the 2018/19 season include the concert premiere of Beat Furrer’s Schneeszenen with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Peter Rundel in Munich as well as Kornél Mundruczó’s new production Evolution with Ligeti’s Requiem at the Ruhrtriennale Festival under Steven Sloane.