I am HeraDeutsche Grammophon
Three short words speak volumes in the title of Hera Hyesang Park's Deutsche Grammophon debut album. I am Hera, set for release on 29 January 2021, captures the directness and authenticity of the 31‑year‑old South Korean soprano's performances. Created in company with the Wiener Symphoniker and Betrand de Billy, her recordings reveal the soul of an expressive, free-spirited artist. Hera's album comprises arias by Bellini, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Pergolesi, Puccini and Rossini together with music from her homeland. Each work relates to a key moment in the life and career of one of today's most engaging young singers.
Hera Hyesang Park has an impressive instrument in her voice on 'I Am Hera' / The Classic Review
The Classic Review's Leighton Jones writes....In an album entitled "I am Hera", soprano Hera Hyesang Park makes her debut for Deutsche Grammophon, having signed an exclusive contract in 2020. In a program dominated by classical arias from Mozart and Gluck, she unusually includes some contemporary and highly personal items which, depending on your view, either fit or don't fit in with the rest of the ...
Hera today, but hopefully not gone tomorrow / BBC Music Magazine
The young Korean soprano Hera Hyesang Park has recorded one of the most satisfying debuts for many a day. This is a voice that rises to every challenge. Listen to the silvery tone and graceful ascent to the upper register in Gluck's ‘Che fiero momento' from Orfeo ed Euridice, or the seemingly effortless legato of Cleopatra's aria ‘Se pietàdi me non senti' from Giulio Cesare. Park &...