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NCPA Production is at the heart of the NCPA artistic creation, and an important embodiment of the NCPA’s core competitiveness. Since 2008, the NCPA has made rapid progress in its repertoire production, producing a great number of high-quality operas popular with audiences, showing its vitality and unique characteristics as an art production institution, as well as promoting the development of Chinese opera art.

The programme of NCPA Resident Singers was launched on October 21st, 2011. Adhering to the NCPA principle of "for the people, for art, for the world", and committed to developing Chinese opera art, NCPA resident singers have played in many operas, winning high acclaim from conductors and directors at home and abroad. So far, NCPA resident singers have put on about 60 operas in collaboration with many well-known Chinese and foreign artists including maestros Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, Myung-Whun Chung, Daniel Oren, ZHANG Guoyong, YU Long, LI Xincao, ZHANG Yi and ZHANG Xian, renowned directors Francesca Zambello, Giancarlo Del Monaco, Elijah Moshinsky, Yannis Kokkos, Hugo De Ana, Gilbert Devereux, Stefano Poda, CHEN Xinyi, CAO Qijing, ZHANG Jigang, LIAO Xianghong, WANG Xiaoying, LI Liuyi, TIAN Qinxin and YI Liming. Their repertoire include The Long March, FANG Zhimin, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Rickshaw Boy, The Ballad of Canal, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, Jinsha River, LAN Huahua, Aida, Le Nozze di Figaro, Simon Boccanegra, La Traviata, Tosca, Carmen, Il Trovatore, Lucia di Lammermoor, Roméo et Juliette, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Don Giovanni, Effendi and Snow White.

In addition to their busy schedule for opera performances, NCPA resident singers have also taken an active part in other events, such as concerts, art education activities and “One Hundred Outreach Performances”, making a contribution to the cultivation of Chinese opera audiences and the popularization of elegant art.

NCPA RESIDENT SINGERS

  • JIN Zhengjian is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Nabucco (Ismaele), La Traviata (Alfredo, Gastone), Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski), Der Fliegende Holländer (Steuermann), Otello (Roderigo), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Kara), and children’s opera Effendi (Effendi). He performed Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski) successfully at the Saint Petersburg White Nights Festival on behalf of the NCPA.

    JIN Zhengjian has also starred in more than 20 Chinese and foreign operas, musicals and oratorios. Of the operas, the Red River Valley, Song of Youth and The Wilderness won an Excellence Award at the 1st China Opera Festival and he also carried off the Outstanding Individual Performance Award. Later he won Outstanding Individual Performance Award at the National Art Troupes Festival hosted by the Ministry of Culture. Some operas starring JIN Zhengjian also won Grand Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture, the Wenhua Award for Best New Opera, National Fine Project Award and Excellence Award.

    JIN Zhengjian won Outstanding Student Award as best in the Master Class offered at the Wolfgang Festival, Austria, and received high praise from the masters Cheista Ludwig and James Levine. With financial aid from the French government, he went to France twice to learn the performance of The King, Faust and Roméo et Juliette, and won high acclaim from conductor Michel Plasson.

    JIN Zhengjian

    Tenor

    JIN Zhengjian is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Nabucco (Ismaele), La Traviata (Alfredo, Gastone), Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski), Der Fliegende Holländer (Steuermann), Otello (Roderigo), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Kara), and children’s opera Effendi (Effendi). He performed Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski) successfully at the Saint Petersburg White Nights Festival on behalf of the NCPA.

    JIN Zhengjian has also starred in more than 20 Chinese and foreign operas, musicals and oratorios. Of the operas, the Red River Valley, Song of Youth and The Wilderness won an Excellence Award at the 1st China Opera Festival and he also carried off the Outstanding Individual Performance Award. Later he won Outstanding Individual Performance Award at the National Art Troupes Festival hosted by the Ministry of Culture. Some operas starring JIN Zhengjian also won Grand Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture, the Wenhua Award for Best New Opera, National Fine Project Award and Excellence Award.

    JIN Zhengjian won Outstanding Student Award as best in the Master Class offered at the Wolfgang Festival, Austria, and received high praise from the masters Cheista Ludwig and James Levine. With financial aid from the French government, he went to France twice to learn the performance of The King, Faust and Roméo et Juliette, and won high acclaim from conductor Michel Plasson.
  • WANG Chong is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Long March (Commissar PENG), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Macbeth (Macduff), Lucia di Lammermoor (Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Tannhäuser (Walther von der Vogelweide), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Amir), La Gioconda (Isèpo), Der Fliegende Holländer (tSteuermann), Il Trovatore (Ruiz), Norma (Flavio), the concert version of William Tell (Rudolf), Verdi’s Falstaff highlights (Gaius), and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Captain Luzhin). He served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    In 2014, WANG Chong went to the U.S. for advanced studies and became a member of Merola, a top U.S. young artist training programme. He also played in operas Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and Falstaff. Later he contracted with the San Francisco Opera, and joined the Adle Young Artist Programme. He gave his debut in the circle of American top opera houses by playing Ilus in the epic opera Troy at the beginning of the new season. Afterwards, he played Lord Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and won high praise from conductor Nicola Luisotti, the Music Director of the San Francisco Opera. The same year he participated in Die Zauberflöte, covered for Rudolf in Luisa Miller and held a concert with pianist Martin Katz.

    WANG Chong

    Tenor

    WANG Chong is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Long March (Commissar PENG), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Macbeth (Macduff), Lucia di Lammermoor (Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Tannhäuser (Walther von der Vogelweide), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Amir), La Gioconda (Isèpo), Der Fliegende Holländer (tSteuermann), Il Trovatore (Ruiz), Norma (Flavio), the concert version of William Tell (Rudolf), Verdi’s Falstaff highlights (Gaius), and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Captain Luzhin). He served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    In 2014, WANG Chong went to the U.S. for advanced studies and became a member of Merola, a top U.S. young artist training programme. He also played in operas Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and Falstaff. Later he contracted with the San Francisco Opera, and joined the Adle Young Artist Programme. He gave his debut in the circle of American top opera houses by playing Ilus in the epic opera Troy at the beginning of the new season. Afterwards, he played Lord Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and won high praise from conductor Nicola Luisotti, the Music Director of the San Francisco Opera. The same year he participated in Die Zauberflöte, covered for Rudolf in Luisa Miller and held a concert with pianist Martin Katz.
  • Tenor KOU Jing is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata, Rusalka, FANG Zhimin, Die Lustige Witwe, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor, Tristan und Isolde, LAN Huahua and Falstaff.

    KOU Jing is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with a Master’s degree in Opera Singing. He performed in “Verdi’s Messa da Requiem”, which was organized by the Italian Ministry of Culture to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi. He also toured many cities of Italy and the U.S., and was highly acclaimed by The Parma Post. He has performed operas and gave concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Paganini Hall, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Comunale di Casalmaggiore and Teatro Comunale di Guastalla. He played the male leading role Christain in Olympic, an opera co-produced by the Bologna Opera School and Teatro Comunale di Bologna. He served as guest soloist at the 2014 Christmas Concert at Teatro Regio di Parma.

    KOU Jing has won many awards, including the Third Prize and Special Award in the Voci dal Mediterraneo International Opera Competition, Italy, Third Prize in the “Carlo Zampighi” International Opera Competition, Italy, Lions Special Award in the “Maria Caniglia” International Opera Competition, Italy, and an Award for playing “Don Ottavio” in the opera Don Giovanni in the “Opera Live” International Opera Competition, Italy.

    KOU Jing

    Tenor

    Tenor KOU Jing is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata, Rusalka, FANG Zhimin, Die Lustige Witwe, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor, Tristan und Isolde, LAN Huahua and Falstaff.

    KOU Jing is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with a Master’s degree in Opera Singing. He performed in “Verdi’s Messa da Requiem”, which was organized by the Italian Ministry of Culture to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi. He also toured many cities of Italy and the U.S., and was highly acclaimed by The Parma Post. He has performed operas and gave concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Paganini Hall, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Comunale di Casalmaggiore and Teatro Comunale di Guastalla. He played the male leading role Christain in Olympic, an opera co-produced by the Bologna Opera School and Teatro Comunale di Bologna. He served as guest soloist at the 2014 Christmas Concert at Teatro Regio di Parma.

    KOU Jing has won many awards, including the Third Prize and Special Award in the Voci dal Mediterraneo International Opera Competition, Italy, Third Prize in the “Carlo Zampighi” International Opera Competition, Italy, Lions Special Award in the “Maria Caniglia” International Opera Competition, Italy, and an Award for playing “Don Ottavio” in the opera Don Giovanni in the “Opera Live” International Opera Competition, Italy.
  • WANG Kai is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Red Guards on Honghu Lake (LIU Chuang), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), The Long March (Commissar PENG) and Jinsha River (JIN Ming).

    WANG Kai is a member of the Chinese Musicians Association, member of the China Literary and Art Volunteers’ Association, director of the China Artist Association, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Dongcheng Musicians Association, Fire Publicity Ambassador of Beijing City, and guest professor at the Zhengzhou University and Yuzhang Normal University.

    WANG Kai has won many awards, including the Gold Award in the Bellini International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Verdi International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Florence Urbania International Vocal Competition, the Gold Award in the Holy Angel International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Chinese and Foreign Opera Competition for Nine Art Academies, Third Award in the Madama Butterfly International Vocal Competition (Japan), Bronze Award in the 10th National Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, and Winning Prize in the 13th Young Singers Grand Prix.

    As a leading actor, WANG Kai has starred in many Chinese and foreign operas, such as Mascagni’s opera Elis, which was staged at the Tokyo Grand Theatre with WANG Kai playing Osaka; The Watcher of Mount Tianshan, which was performed at a Chinese theatre with him playing CHEN Jun; Fishing Town, in which he played Kublai; Legend of Wood Carving, and he played Bartel; Confucius, in which he played Confucius.

    WANG Kai

    Tenor

    WANG Kai is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Red Guards on Honghu Lake (LIU Chuang), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), The Long March (Commissar PENG) and Jinsha River (JIN Ming).

    WANG Kai is a member of the Chinese Musicians Association, member of the China Literary and Art Volunteers’ Association, director of the China Artist Association, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Dongcheng Musicians Association, Fire Publicity Ambassador of Beijing City, and guest professor at the Zhengzhou University and Yuzhang Normal University.

    WANG Kai has won many awards, including the Gold Award in the Bellini International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Verdi International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Florence Urbania International Vocal Competition, the Gold Award in the Holy Angel International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Chinese and Foreign Opera Competition for Nine Art Academies, Third Award in the Madama Butterfly International Vocal Competition (Japan), Bronze Award in the 10th National Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, and Winning Prize in the 13th Young Singers Grand Prix.

    As a leading actor, WANG Kai has starred in many Chinese and foreign operas, such as Mascagni’s opera Elis, which was staged at the Tokyo Grand Theatre with WANG Kai playing Osaka; The Watcher of Mount Tianshan, which was performed at a Chinese theatre with him playing CHEN Jun; Fishing Town, in which he played Kublai; Legend of Wood Carving, and he played Bartel; Confucius, in which he played Confucius.
  • ZHOU Xiaolin is an NCPA resident singer. She has played the lead female role in NCPA operas A Village Teacher, La Bohème, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rickshaw Boy, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Simon Boccanegra, Rusalka and The Chinese Orphan, and has participated in NCPA operas Carmen, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Le Nozze di Figaro and Turandot. She also served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and gave a performance for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.

    Once a soloist at the Song and Dance Troupe of General Political Department, ZHOU Xiaolin was named one of China’ top ten sopranos by “CCTV Glory Blossoms” programme. She has won awards including the Most Affinity Award, in the Neue Stimmen International Competition (Germany), “Anna and John J Sie” Award in the International Bel Canto Bergonzi Master Class, Gold Award at the China Golden Bell Award, the Second Prize for Wenhua Vocals in the Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, Silver Award in the 14th CCTV Young Singers Grand Prix. She has starred in the opera Su Wu of the Han Dynasty, which won many awards, including the “Five-One” Project Award by Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture.

    ZHOU Xiaolin held recitals at Tokyo and Osaka, served as the soprano soloist of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in the German Philharmonic Orchestra’s China tour, and served as soprano leader in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Lorin Maazel’s baton. She also played the leading female role in the operas The Poet LI Bai, The Patetico Dawn, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, A River in Spring, White Deer Plain and ZHENG He.

    ZHOU Xiaolin

    Soprano

    ZHOU Xiaolin is an NCPA resident singer. She has played the lead female role in NCPA operas A Village Teacher, La Bohème, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rickshaw Boy, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Simon Boccanegra, Rusalka and The Chinese Orphan, and has participated in NCPA operas Carmen, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Le Nozze di Figaro and Turandot. She also served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and gave a performance for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.

    Once a soloist at the Song and Dance Troupe of General Political Department, ZHOU Xiaolin was named one of China’ top ten sopranos by “CCTV Glory Blossoms” programme. She has won awards including the Most Affinity Award, in the Neue Stimmen International Competition (Germany), “Anna and John J Sie” Award in the International Bel Canto Bergonzi Master Class, Gold Award at the China Golden Bell Award, the Second Prize for Wenhua Vocals in the Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, Silver Award in the 14th CCTV Young Singers Grand Prix. She has starred in the opera Su Wu of the Han Dynasty, which won many awards, including the “Five-One” Project Award by Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture.

    ZHOU Xiaolin held recitals at Tokyo and Osaka, served as the soprano soloist of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in the German Philharmonic Orchestra’s China tour, and served as soprano leader in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Lorin Maazel’s baton. She also played the leading female role in the operas The Poet LI Bai, The Patetico Dawn, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, A River in Spring, White Deer Plain and ZHENG He.
  • LI Xintong is an NCPA resident singer. She has performed in NCPA operas including Carmen (Frasquita), Le Nozze di Figaro (Barbarina), Rickshaw Boy (Xiaofuzi), L'Italiana in Algeri (Elvira), Rusalka (Spirit A), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), The Fisherman and the Goldfish (the Fisherman’s Wife), Il Trovatore (Ines), Der Rosenkavalier (the Tailoress), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min), The Long March (Doctor HONG), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Die Lustige Witwe (Praskowia), and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua).

    LI Xintong graduated from the Department of Vocal Singing, Central Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and from the U.S. New England Conservatory with a Master’s degree in Vocal Education Law. She has also played in Thunderstorm (Fanyi), Il Tabarro (Giogetta), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Queen), Turandot (Liu’er), Carmen (Micaella), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), Nabucco (Anna) and Il Trovatore (Ines). She won Second Prize in the NATS Competition during her stay in the U.S.

    LI Xintong

    Soprano

    LI Xintong is an NCPA resident singer. She has performed in NCPA operas including Carmen (Frasquita), Le Nozze di Figaro (Barbarina), Rickshaw Boy (Xiaofuzi), L'Italiana in Algeri (Elvira), Rusalka (Spirit A), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), The Fisherman and the Goldfish (the Fisherman’s Wife), Il Trovatore (Ines), Der Rosenkavalier (the Tailoress), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min), The Long March (Doctor HONG), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Die Lustige Witwe (Praskowia), and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua).

    LI Xintong graduated from the Department of Vocal Singing, Central Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and from the U.S. New England Conservatory with a Master’s degree in Vocal Education Law. She has also played in Thunderstorm (Fanyi), Il Tabarro (Giogetta), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Queen), Turandot (Liu’er), Carmen (Micaella), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), Nabucco (Anna) and Il Trovatore (Ines). She won Second Prize in the NATS Competition during her stay in the U.S.
  • ZHANG Xin is an NCPA resident singer. She has starred in NCPA operas Il Trovatore (Ines), Rigoletto (Mrs. Ceprano), Norma (Clotilda), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Real Grandam), Simon Boccanegra (Amelia’s Maid), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Rusalka (Chief), Tannhäuser (Shepherd), Carmen (Micaela), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min) and The Long March (Doctor HONG); children’s operas Effendi (Bayi’s Wife) and Snow White (Snow White).

    ZHANG Xin is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma, majoring in Vocal Singing. During her studies in Italy, she was highly appreciated by world-famous soprano Mirella Freni, who praised her for her unique voice, which features strong dramatic tension. Excelled in interpreting the masterpieces by Verdi and Puccini, she has performed operas and given concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti, etc.

    ZHANG Xin

    Soprano

    ZHANG Xin is an NCPA resident singer. She has starred in NCPA operas Il Trovatore (Ines), Rigoletto (Mrs. Ceprano), Norma (Clotilda), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Real Grandam), Simon Boccanegra (Amelia’s Maid), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Rusalka (Chief), Tannhäuser (Shepherd), Carmen (Micaela), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min) and The Long March (Doctor HONG); children’s operas Effendi (Bayi’s Wife) and Snow White (Snow White).

    ZHANG Xin is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma, majoring in Vocal Singing. During her studies in Italy, she was highly appreciated by world-famous soprano Mirella Freni, who praised her for her unique voice, which features strong dramatic tension. Excelled in interpreting the masterpieces by Verdi and Puccini, she has performed operas and given concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti, etc.
  • ZHANG Wenqin is an NCPA resident lyric coloratura soprano. She has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata (Annina), Thais (La Charmeuse) and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (covered for Garria), and children’s opera commission A Story about Growing up (the Alarm Clock).

    ZHANG Wenqin is a graduate of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music with a Master’s degree. She studied with the tenor and educator YANG Yan, and won a national scholarship at the school. She has succeeded in playing Zerlina in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Danzhu in the Chinese opera Red River Valley, the Night Queen in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Mozart’s opera Così Fan Tutte, Gilda in Verdi’s opera Rigoletto, Adele in Johann Strauss’ operetta Die Fledermaus.

    ZHANG Wenqin won the championship in the Verona International Opera Master Class Competition in July 2014, the First Prize in the Open Opera Trials in the International Vocal Music Open Guangzhou Audition in January 2015, Bronze Award in the Female Group of the Italy Teresa Belloc International Vocal Competition China Audition in April 2015, First Prize in the Graduate Group of the 3rd National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning (French) hosted by the Central Conservatory of Music in June 2016, First Prize in the Graduate Bel Canto Group of the 5th Peacock Award National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning in July 2016, First Prize in the 3rd Paolo Coni Opera & Vocal Competition in April 2017, First Prize in the 2nd International Opera & Vocal Competition for College Students in May 2017, First Prize and Bruson Special Award in the Renato Bruson International Vocal Competition in November 2017. She also won the Golden Bell Award in the 11th China Golden Bell Award Vocal (Bel Canto) Competition in November 2017, and Fourth Prize in the Ningbo International Vocal Competition in October 2018.

    ZHANG Wenqin

    Soprano

    ZHANG Wenqin is an NCPA resident lyric coloratura soprano. She has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata (Annina), Thais (La Charmeuse) and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (covered for Garria), and children’s opera commission A Story about Growing up (the Alarm Clock).

    ZHANG Wenqin is a graduate of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music with a Master’s degree. She studied with the tenor and educator YANG Yan, and won a national scholarship at the school. She has succeeded in playing Zerlina in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Danzhu in the Chinese opera Red River Valley, the Night Queen in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Mozart’s opera Così Fan Tutte, Gilda in Verdi’s opera Rigoletto, Adele in Johann Strauss’ operetta Die Fledermaus.

    ZHANG Wenqin won the championship in the Verona International Opera Master Class Competition in July 2014, the First Prize in the Open Opera Trials in the International Vocal Music Open Guangzhou Audition in January 2015, Bronze Award in the Female Group of the Italy Teresa Belloc International Vocal Competition China Audition in April 2015, First Prize in the Graduate Group of the 3rd National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning (French) hosted by the Central Conservatory of Music in June 2016, First Prize in the Graduate Bel Canto Group of the 5th Peacock Award National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning in July 2016, First Prize in the 3rd Paolo Coni Opera & Vocal Competition in April 2017, First Prize in the 2nd International Opera & Vocal Competition for College Students in May 2017, First Prize and Bruson Special Award in the Renato Bruson International Vocal Competition in November 2017. She also won the Golden Bell Award in the 11th China Golden Bell Award Vocal (Bel Canto) Competition in November 2017, and Fourth Prize in the Ningbo International Vocal Competition in October 2018.
  • LIU Songhu is the first resident singer of the NCPA and an international singer with a doctorate. He has starred in NCPA operas La Bohème, A Village Teacher, Xishi, Don Pasquale, Turandot, Carmen, Die Fledermaus, La Traviata, The Long March, L’italiana in Algeri, Un Ballo in Maschera, Lohengrin, Pagliacci, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Der Rosenkavalier, Sunrise, L’Elisir d’Amore, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, Die lustige Witwe, Rigoletto, LAN Huahua and La Fille du Régiment. He has starred in 54 operas and given more than 600 performances of operas at home and abroad.

    LIU Songhu is a distinguished professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. He was a distinguished professor at the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. From 2000 to 2010, he was a resident soloist of the Staatstheater Nürnberg and guest lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg. He has three Master’s degrees and one Doctor’s degree.

    LIU Songhu has won awards in 10 famous international vocal competitions: the First Prize in the France “Toulouse” International Vocal Competition; First Prize in the Germany “La Voce” International Art Song Competition, Third Prize in the Finals of the Germany “Neue Stimmen” International Vocal Competition and First Prize in the Barcelona International Vocal Competition, First Prize in the Italy “Casta Diva” International Vocal Competition, Nomination for the Opera Rising Star Award of 2007 by the Opernwelt, the “Il Barbiere di Siviglia—Figaro Role Award” and “Rising Star Award and Austrian Tour Award” in an Italy International Vocal Competition in 1999 and 2005, Grand Prix in the Ukraine International Vocal Competition, and Grand Prix and Award for Best Singer of “Dvorak’s” Works.

    LIU Songhu

    Baritone

    LIU Songhu is the first resident singer of the NCPA and an international singer with a doctorate. He has starred in NCPA operas La Bohème, A Village Teacher, Xishi, Don Pasquale, Turandot, Carmen, Die Fledermaus, La Traviata, The Long March, L’italiana in Algeri, Un Ballo in Maschera, Lohengrin, Pagliacci, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Der Rosenkavalier, Sunrise, L’Elisir d’Amore, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, Die lustige Witwe, Rigoletto, LAN Huahua and La Fille du Régiment. He has starred in 54 operas and given more than 600 performances of operas at home and abroad.

    LIU Songhu is a distinguished professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. He was a distinguished professor at the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. From 2000 to 2010, he was a resident soloist of the Staatstheater Nürnberg and guest lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg. He has three Master’s degrees and one Doctor’s degree.

    LIU Songhu has won awards in 10 famous international vocal competitions: the First Prize in the France “Toulouse” International Vocal Competition; First Prize in the Germany “La Voce” International Art Song Competition, Third Prize in the Finals of the Germany “Neue Stimmen” International Vocal Competition and First Prize in the Barcelona International Vocal Competition, First Prize in the Italy “Casta Diva” International Vocal Competition, Nomination for the Opera Rising Star Award of 2007 by the Opernwelt, the “Il Barbiere di Siviglia—Figaro Role Award” and “Rising Star Award and Austrian Tour Award” in an Italy International Vocal Competition in 1999 and 2005, Grand Prix in the Ukraine International Vocal Competition, and Grand Prix and Award for Best Singer of “Dvorak’s” Works.
  • WANG Haitao is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA opera The Long March (Commander ZENG).

    WANG Haitao was a signed singer of the Vienna State Opera and won the Karajan Bounty from the Vienna Karajan Centre. He was also a signed singer of the Bregenzer Festspiele and the Czech Opera and Ballet Theatre. He led the singing of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the opening ceremony of CCTV Music Channel.

    WANG Haitao won the First Prize in the 7th Ferruccio Tagliavini International Vocal Competition. He has also won many other awards in domestic and international vocal competitions such as the “Neue Stimmen” (Germany), the 30th Dr. Luis Sigall (Chile), the 1st National Vocal Competition and 7th National Young Singers Grand Prix, Outstanding Performance Award at the 1st Opera Festival and Excellent Opera Performance by the Ministry of Culture.

    WANG Haitao has starred in many Chinese opera commissions and western classic operas including The Long March, A Madman’s Diary, Le Nozze di Figaro, Fidelio, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmen and Tannhäuser.

    WANG Haitao is a graduate of the Central Conservatory of Music and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.

    WANG Haitao

    Baritone

    WANG Haitao is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA opera The Long March (Commander ZENG).

    WANG Haitao was a signed singer of the Vienna State Opera and won the Karajan Bounty from the Vienna Karajan Centre. He was also a signed singer of the Bregenzer Festspiele and the Czech Opera and Ballet Theatre. He led the singing of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the opening ceremony of CCTV Music Channel.

    WANG Haitao won the First Prize in the 7th Ferruccio Tagliavini International Vocal Competition. He has also won many other awards in domestic and international vocal competitions such as the “Neue Stimmen” (Germany), the 30th Dr. Luis Sigall (Chile), the 1st National Vocal Competition and 7th National Young Singers Grand Prix, Outstanding Performance Award at the 1st Opera Festival and Excellent Opera Performance by the Ministry of Culture.

    WANG Haitao has starred in many Chinese opera commissions and western classic operas including The Long March, A Madman’s Diary, Le Nozze di Figaro, Fidelio, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmen and Tannhäuser.

    WANG Haitao is a graduate of the Central Conservatory of Music and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.
  • WANG Hexiang is an NCPA resident artist. He has starred in NCPA operas Carmen (Le Dancaïre, Morales), Le Cenerentola (Dendini), Giannni Schicchi (Beto), Un Ballo in Maschera (Cristiano), Xishi (FAN Li), Pagliacci (Silvio), Rigoletto (Earl Ceprano), L’Elisir d’Amore (Belcore), L’italiana in Algeri (Haly), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Yang Paizhang), The Ballad of Canal (ZHANG Shuiyao), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Fiorello), The Long March (Commander ZENG), Die Lustige Witwe (Cascata), Jinsha River (JIN Yongde) and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua’s “Father”).

    WANG Hexiang has cooperated with conductors and singers such as LÜ Jia, CHEN Zuohuang, HE Hui, DAI Yuqiang and LAIO Changyong. In 2013, he made a visit to France on behalf of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the China Poetry Recitation Society and kicked off the “Confucius the Great Man” Poetry Party held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

    WANG Hexiang was invited to sing Journey, a TV theme song composed by MO Fan as music writer and CCTV director JIANG Shiming, as lyricist, for the CCTV documentary Memorandum of State-owned Enterprises. He played Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at the beginning of the 1st Beijing Comic Opera Festival, winning high praise. In 2010, he played the Seventh Uncle in Daughter of the Party at the invitation of the Opera Troupe of General Political Department when the troupe toured Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, etc.

    WANG Hexiang

    Baritone

    WANG Hexiang is an NCPA resident artist. He has starred in NCPA operas Carmen (Le Dancaïre, Morales), Le Cenerentola (Dendini), Giannni Schicchi (Beto), Un Ballo in Maschera (Cristiano), Xishi (FAN Li), Pagliacci (Silvio), Rigoletto (Earl Ceprano), L’Elisir d’Amore (Belcore), L’italiana in Algeri (Haly), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Yang Paizhang), The Ballad of Canal (ZHANG Shuiyao), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Fiorello), The Long March (Commander ZENG), Die Lustige Witwe (Cascata), Jinsha River (JIN Yongde) and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua’s “Father”).

    WANG Hexiang has cooperated with conductors and singers such as LÜ Jia, CHEN Zuohuang, HE Hui, DAI Yuqiang and LAIO Changyong. In 2013, he made a visit to France on behalf of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the China Poetry Recitation Society and kicked off the “Confucius the Great Man” Poetry Party held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

    WANG Hexiang was invited to sing Journey, a TV theme song composed by MO Fan as music writer and CCTV director JIANG Shiming, as lyricist, for the CCTV documentary Memorandum of State-owned Enterprises. He played Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at the beginning of the 1st Beijing Comic Opera Festival, winning high praise. In 2010, he played the Seventh Uncle in Daughter of the Party at the invitation of the Opera Troupe of General Political Department when the troupe toured Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, etc.
  • ZHANG Yang is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in Andrea Chénier, a co-production of NCPA, the British Royal Opera House and San Francisco Opera, and NCPA operas Simon Boccanegra, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, La Gioconda, Carmen, Le Nozze di Figaro, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor and children’s opera Effendi. He served as lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the “Millennial Road” for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    ZHANG Yang is a graduate of the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma. He studied with the soprano Mirella Freni, baritone Alessandro Corbelli and baritone QU Bo. He won First Prize in the Anitacerqueti International Vocal Competition, Italy and First Prize in the Modena Cubec International Vocal Master Class, Italy. He has starred in the following operas internationally: Le Nozze di Figaro, La Bohème and Falstaff.

    ZHANG Yang graduated from the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with distinction in 2013 and was invited to concerts of Verdi’s operas held at the Teatro alla Scala and Teatro Regio di Parma the same year.

    ZHANG Yang

    Baritone

    ZHANG Yang is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in Andrea Chénier, a co-production of NCPA, the British Royal Opera House and San Francisco Opera, and NCPA operas Simon Boccanegra, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, La Gioconda, Carmen, Le Nozze di Figaro, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor and children’s opera Effendi. He served as lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the “Millennial Road” for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    ZHANG Yang is a graduate of the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma. He studied with the soprano Mirella Freni, baritone Alessandro Corbelli and baritone QU Bo. He won First Prize in the Anitacerqueti International Vocal Competition, Italy and First Prize in the Modena Cubec International Vocal Master Class, Italy. He has starred in the following operas internationally: Le Nozze di Figaro, La Bohème and Falstaff.

    ZHANG Yang graduated from the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with distinction in 2013 and was invited to concerts of Verdi’s operas held at the Teatro alla Scala and Teatro Regio di Parma the same year.
  • GUAN Zhijing is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy, Il Trovatore, La Bohème, A Village Teacher, La Traviata, L’Elisir d’Amore, Turandot, The Chinese Orphan, Rigoletto, Xishi, Lohengrin, Le Nozze di Figaro, William Tell, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Norma, La Gioconda, The Long March, Carmen, Macbeth, Effendi, Jinsha River, LAN Huahua, etc.

    GUAN Zhijing is a vocal music judge at the Grade Examination Committee of China Conservatory of Music, a judge at the High-level Art Ensemble of Institutions of Higher Learning and member of the Dongcheng District Youth Federation. He won the Wenhua Award in the 8th National Vocal Competition and Opera Performance Award at the 1st China Opera Festival.

    GUAN Zhijing was admitted to the Carlo Bergonzi’s Master Class with a scholarship in 2005, and stood out among 600 singers, winning a full government scholarship from Modena, Italy in 2013. His present teacher is the world-famous soprano Mirella Freni. He won an Excellence Award in the 1st “Golden Voice from the Other Shore” Vocal Competition for Rising Singers and New Works, and the Crystal Award in the 3rd TV Competition for Chinese Singing Foreign Songs.

    Main works include Verdi’s Requiem, Dvorak’s Mass in D Major, Mozart’s Requiem and Mass in C Minor and Rossini’s Stab at Mater; operas Sister JIANG, The Wilderness, The Romance of Rewap, Salome, Madama Butterfly, Die Zauberflöte, Tanhauser, Tea, The King, Rigoletto and YUE Fei.

    GUAN Zhijing

    Bass

    GUAN Zhijing is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy, Il Trovatore, La Bohème, A Village Teacher, La Traviata, L’Elisir d’Amore, Turandot, The Chinese Orphan, Rigoletto, Xishi, Lohengrin, Le Nozze di Figaro, William Tell, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Norma, La Gioconda, The Long March, Carmen, Macbeth, Effendi, Jinsha River, LAN Huahua, etc.

    GUAN Zhijing is a vocal music judge at the Grade Examination Committee of China Conservatory of Music, a judge at the High-level Art Ensemble of Institutions of Higher Learning and member of the Dongcheng District Youth Federation. He won the Wenhua Award in the 8th National Vocal Competition and Opera Performance Award at the 1st China Opera Festival.

    GUAN Zhijing was admitted to the Carlo Bergonzi’s Master Class with a scholarship in 2005, and stood out among 600 singers, winning a full government scholarship from Modena, Italy in 2013. His present teacher is the world-famous soprano Mirella Freni. He won an Excellence Award in the 1st “Golden Voice from the Other Shore” Vocal Competition for Rising Singers and New Works, and the Crystal Award in the 3rd TV Competition for Chinese Singing Foreign Songs.

    Main works include Verdi’s Requiem, Dvorak’s Mass in D Major, Mozart’s Requiem and Mass in C Minor and Rossini’s Stab at Mater; operas Sister JIANG, The Wilderness, The Romance of Rewap, Salome, Madama Butterfly, Die Zauberflöte, Tanhauser, Tea, The King, Rigoletto and YUE Fei.
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  • JIN Zhengjian is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Nabucco (Ismaele), La Traviata (Alfredo, Gastone), Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski), Der Fliegende Holländer (Steuermann), Otello (Roderigo), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Kara), and children’s opera Effendi (Effendi). He performed Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski) successfully at the Saint Petersburg White Nights Festival on behalf of the NCPA.

    JIN Zhengjian has also starred in more than 20 Chinese and foreign operas, musicals and oratorios. Of the operas, the Red River Valley, Song of Youth and The Wilderness won an Excellence Award at the 1st China Opera Festival and he also carried off the Outstanding Individual Performance Award. Later he won Outstanding Individual Performance Award at the National Art Troupes Festival hosted by the Ministry of Culture. Some operas starring JIN Zhengjian also won Grand Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture, the Wenhua Award for Best New Opera, National Fine Project Award and Excellence Award.

    JIN Zhengjian won Outstanding Student Award as best in the Master Class offered at the Wolfgang Festival, Austria, and received high praise from the masters Cheista Ludwig and James Levine. With financial aid from the French government, he went to France twice to learn the performance of The King, Faust and Roméo et Juliette, and won high acclaim from conductor Michel Plasson.

    JIN Zhengjian

    JIN Zhengjian is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Nabucco (Ismaele), La Traviata (Alfredo, Gastone), Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski), Der Fliegende Holländer (Steuermann), Otello (Roderigo), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Kara), and children’s opera Effendi (Effendi). He performed Eugene Onegin (Vladimir Lenski) successfully at the Saint Petersburg White Nights Festival on behalf of the NCPA.

    JIN Zhengjian has also starred in more than 20 Chinese and foreign operas, musicals and oratorios. Of the operas, the Red River Valley, Song of Youth and The Wilderness won an Excellence Award at the 1st China Opera Festival and he also carried off the Outstanding Individual Performance Award. Later he won Outstanding Individual Performance Award at the National Art Troupes Festival hosted by the Ministry of Culture. Some operas starring JIN Zhengjian also won Grand Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture, the Wenhua Award for Best New Opera, National Fine Project Award and Excellence Award.

    JIN Zhengjian won Outstanding Student Award as best in the Master Class offered at the Wolfgang Festival, Austria, and received high praise from the masters Cheista Ludwig and James Levine. With financial aid from the French government, he went to France twice to learn the performance of The King, Faust and Roméo et Juliette, and won high acclaim from conductor Michel Plasson.
  • WANG Chong is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Long March (Commissar PENG), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Macbeth (Macduff), Lucia di Lammermoor (Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Tannhäuser (Walther von der Vogelweide), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Amir), La Gioconda (Isèpo), Der Fliegende Holländer (tSteuermann), Il Trovatore (Ruiz), Norma (Flavio), the concert version of William Tell (Rudolf), Verdi’s Falstaff highlights (Gaius), and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Captain Luzhin). He served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    In 2014, WANG Chong went to the U.S. for advanced studies and became a member of Merola, a top U.S. young artist training programme. He also played in operas Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and Falstaff. Later he contracted with the San Francisco Opera, and joined the Adle Young Artist Programme. He gave his debut in the circle of American top opera houses by playing Ilus in the epic opera Troy at the beginning of the new season. Afterwards, he played Lord Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and won high praise from conductor Nicola Luisotti, the Music Director of the San Francisco Opera. The same year he participated in Die Zauberflöte, covered for Rudolf in Luisa Miller and held a concert with pianist Martin Katz.

    WANG Chong

    WANG Chong is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Long March (Commissar PENG), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), Rickshaw Boy (Xiangzi), Macbeth (Macduff), Lucia di Lammermoor (Lord Arturo Bucklaw), Tannhäuser (Walther von der Vogelweide), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Amir), La Gioconda (Isèpo), Der Fliegende Holländer (tSteuermann), Il Trovatore (Ruiz), Norma (Flavio), the concert version of William Tell (Rudolf), Verdi’s Falstaff highlights (Gaius), and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Captain Luzhin). He served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    In 2014, WANG Chong went to the U.S. for advanced studies and became a member of Merola, a top U.S. young artist training programme. He also played in operas Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and Falstaff. Later he contracted with the San Francisco Opera, and joined the Adle Young Artist Programme. He gave his debut in the circle of American top opera houses by playing Ilus in the epic opera Troy at the beginning of the new season. Afterwards, he played Lord Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and won high praise from conductor Nicola Luisotti, the Music Director of the San Francisco Opera. The same year he participated in Die Zauberflöte, covered for Rudolf in Luisa Miller and held a concert with pianist Martin Katz.
  • Tenor KOU Jing is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata, Rusalka, FANG Zhimin, Die Lustige Witwe, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor, Tristan und Isolde, LAN Huahua and Falstaff.

    KOU Jing is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with a Master’s degree in Opera Singing. He performed in “Verdi’s Messa da Requiem”, which was organized by the Italian Ministry of Culture to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi. He also toured many cities of Italy and the U.S., and was highly acclaimed by The Parma Post. He has performed operas and gave concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Paganini Hall, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Comunale di Casalmaggiore and Teatro Comunale di Guastalla. He played the male leading role Christain in Olympic, an opera co-produced by the Bologna Opera School and Teatro Comunale di Bologna. He served as guest soloist at the 2014 Christmas Concert at Teatro Regio di Parma.

    KOU Jing has won many awards, including the Third Prize and Special Award in the Voci dal Mediterraneo International Opera Competition, Italy, Third Prize in the “Carlo Zampighi” International Opera Competition, Italy, Lions Special Award in the “Maria Caniglia” International Opera Competition, Italy, and an Award for playing “Don Ottavio” in the opera Don Giovanni in the “Opera Live” International Opera Competition, Italy.

    KOU Jing

    Tenor KOU Jing is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata, Rusalka, FANG Zhimin, Die Lustige Witwe, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor, Tristan und Isolde, LAN Huahua and Falstaff.

    KOU Jing is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with a Master’s degree in Opera Singing. He performed in “Verdi’s Messa da Requiem”, which was organized by the Italian Ministry of Culture to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi. He also toured many cities of Italy and the U.S., and was highly acclaimed by The Parma Post. He has performed operas and gave concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Paganini Hall, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Comunale di Casalmaggiore and Teatro Comunale di Guastalla. He played the male leading role Christain in Olympic, an opera co-produced by the Bologna Opera School and Teatro Comunale di Bologna. He served as guest soloist at the 2014 Christmas Concert at Teatro Regio di Parma.

    KOU Jing has won many awards, including the Third Prize and Special Award in the Voci dal Mediterraneo International Opera Competition, Italy, Third Prize in the “Carlo Zampighi” International Opera Competition, Italy, Lions Special Award in the “Maria Caniglia” International Opera Competition, Italy, and an Award for playing “Don Ottavio” in the opera Don Giovanni in the “Opera Live” International Opera Competition, Italy.
  • WANG Kai is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Red Guards on Honghu Lake (LIU Chuang), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), The Long March (Commissar PENG) and Jinsha River (JIN Ming).

    WANG Kai is a member of the Chinese Musicians Association, member of the China Literary and Art Volunteers’ Association, director of the China Artist Association, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Dongcheng Musicians Association, Fire Publicity Ambassador of Beijing City, and guest professor at the Zhengzhou University and Yuzhang Normal University.

    WANG Kai has won many awards, including the Gold Award in the Bellini International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Verdi International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Florence Urbania International Vocal Competition, the Gold Award in the Holy Angel International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Chinese and Foreign Opera Competition for Nine Art Academies, Third Award in the Madama Butterfly International Vocal Competition (Japan), Bronze Award in the 10th National Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, and Winning Prize in the 13th Young Singers Grand Prix.

    As a leading actor, WANG Kai has starred in many Chinese and foreign operas, such as Mascagni’s opera Elis, which was staged at the Tokyo Grand Theatre with WANG Kai playing Osaka; The Watcher of Mount Tianshan, which was performed at a Chinese theatre with him playing CHEN Jun; Fishing Town, in which he played Kublai; Legend of Wood Carving, and he played Bartel; Confucius, in which he played Confucius.

    WANG Kai

    WANG Kai is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in NCPA operas The Red Guards on Honghu Lake (LIU Chuang), The Chinese Orphan (TU Angu), FANG Zhimin (FANG Zhimin), The Long March (Commissar PENG) and Jinsha River (JIN Ming).

    WANG Kai is a member of the Chinese Musicians Association, member of the China Literary and Art Volunteers’ Association, director of the China Artist Association, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Dongcheng Musicians Association, Fire Publicity Ambassador of Beijing City, and guest professor at the Zhengzhou University and Yuzhang Normal University.

    WANG Kai has won many awards, including the Gold Award in the Bellini International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Verdi International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Florence Urbania International Vocal Competition, the Gold Award in the Holy Angel International Vocal Competition (Italy), Gold Award in the Chinese and Foreign Opera Competition for Nine Art Academies, Third Award in the Madama Butterfly International Vocal Competition (Japan), Bronze Award in the 10th National Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, and Winning Prize in the 13th Young Singers Grand Prix.

    As a leading actor, WANG Kai has starred in many Chinese and foreign operas, such as Mascagni’s opera Elis, which was staged at the Tokyo Grand Theatre with WANG Kai playing Osaka; The Watcher of Mount Tianshan, which was performed at a Chinese theatre with him playing CHEN Jun; Fishing Town, in which he played Kublai; Legend of Wood Carving, and he played Bartel; Confucius, in which he played Confucius.
  • ZHOU Xiaolin is an NCPA resident singer. She has played the lead female role in NCPA operas A Village Teacher, La Bohème, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rickshaw Boy, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Simon Boccanegra, Rusalka and The Chinese Orphan, and has participated in NCPA operas Carmen, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Le Nozze di Figaro and Turandot. She also served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and gave a performance for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.

    Once a soloist at the Song and Dance Troupe of General Political Department, ZHOU Xiaolin was named one of China’ top ten sopranos by “CCTV Glory Blossoms” programme. She has won awards including the Most Affinity Award, in the Neue Stimmen International Competition (Germany), “Anna and John J Sie” Award in the International Bel Canto Bergonzi Master Class, Gold Award at the China Golden Bell Award, the Second Prize for Wenhua Vocals in the Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, Silver Award in the 14th CCTV Young Singers Grand Prix. She has starred in the opera Su Wu of the Han Dynasty, which won many awards, including the “Five-One” Project Award by Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture.

    ZHOU Xiaolin held recitals at Tokyo and Osaka, served as the soprano soloist of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in the German Philharmonic Orchestra’s China tour, and served as soprano leader in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Lorin Maazel’s baton. She also played the leading female role in the operas The Poet LI Bai, The Patetico Dawn, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, A River in Spring, White Deer Plain and ZHENG He.

    ZHOU Xiaolin

    ZHOU Xiaolin is an NCPA resident singer. She has played the lead female role in NCPA operas A Village Teacher, La Bohème, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rickshaw Boy, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Simon Boccanegra, Rusalka and The Chinese Orphan, and has participated in NCPA operas Carmen, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Le Nozze di Figaro and Turandot. She also served as the lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the“Millennial Road”for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and gave a performance for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.

    Once a soloist at the Song and Dance Troupe of General Political Department, ZHOU Xiaolin was named one of China’ top ten sopranos by “CCTV Glory Blossoms” programme. She has won awards including the Most Affinity Award, in the Neue Stimmen International Competition (Germany), “Anna and John J Sie” Award in the International Bel Canto Bergonzi Master Class, Gold Award at the China Golden Bell Award, the Second Prize for Wenhua Vocals in the Vocal Competition by the Ministry of Culture, Silver Award in the 14th CCTV Young Singers Grand Prix. She has starred in the opera Su Wu of the Han Dynasty, which won many awards, including the “Five-One” Project Award by Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and Wenhua Award by the Ministry of Culture.

    ZHOU Xiaolin held recitals at Tokyo and Osaka, served as the soprano soloist of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in the German Philharmonic Orchestra’s China tour, and served as soprano leader in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Lorin Maazel’s baton. She also played the leading female role in the operas The Poet LI Bai, The Patetico Dawn, Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, A River in Spring, White Deer Plain and ZHENG He.
  • LI Xintong is an NCPA resident singer. She has performed in NCPA operas including Carmen (Frasquita), Le Nozze di Figaro (Barbarina), Rickshaw Boy (Xiaofuzi), L'Italiana in Algeri (Elvira), Rusalka (Spirit A), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), The Fisherman and the Goldfish (the Fisherman’s Wife), Il Trovatore (Ines), Der Rosenkavalier (the Tailoress), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min), The Long March (Doctor HONG), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Die Lustige Witwe (Praskowia), and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua).

    LI Xintong graduated from the Department of Vocal Singing, Central Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and from the U.S. New England Conservatory with a Master’s degree in Vocal Education Law. She has also played in Thunderstorm (Fanyi), Il Tabarro (Giogetta), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Queen), Turandot (Liu’er), Carmen (Micaella), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), Nabucco (Anna) and Il Trovatore (Ines). She won Second Prize in the NATS Competition during her stay in the U.S.

    LI Xintong

    LI Xintong is an NCPA resident singer. She has performed in NCPA operas including Carmen (Frasquita), Le Nozze di Figaro (Barbarina), Rickshaw Boy (Xiaofuzi), L'Italiana in Algeri (Elvira), Rusalka (Spirit A), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), The Fisherman and the Goldfish (the Fisherman’s Wife), Il Trovatore (Ines), Der Rosenkavalier (the Tailoress), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min), The Long March (Doctor HONG), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Die Lustige Witwe (Praskowia), and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua).

    LI Xintong graduated from the Department of Vocal Singing, Central Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and from the U.S. New England Conservatory with a Master’s degree in Vocal Education Law. She has also played in Thunderstorm (Fanyi), Il Tabarro (Giogetta), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Queen), Turandot (Liu’er), Carmen (Micaella), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta), Nabucco (Anna) and Il Trovatore (Ines). She won Second Prize in the NATS Competition during her stay in the U.S.
  • ZHANG Xin is an NCPA resident singer. She has starred in NCPA operas Il Trovatore (Ines), Rigoletto (Mrs. Ceprano), Norma (Clotilda), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Real Grandam), Simon Boccanegra (Amelia’s Maid), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Rusalka (Chief), Tannhäuser (Shepherd), Carmen (Micaela), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min) and The Long March (Doctor HONG); children’s operas Effendi (Bayi’s Wife) and Snow White (Snow White).

    ZHANG Xin is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma, majoring in Vocal Singing. During her studies in Italy, she was highly appreciated by world-famous soprano Mirella Freni, who praised her for her unique voice, which features strong dramatic tension. Excelled in interpreting the masterpieces by Verdi and Puccini, she has performed operas and given concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti, etc.

    ZHANG Xin

    ZHANG Xin is an NCPA resident singer. She has starred in NCPA operas Il Trovatore (Ines), Rigoletto (Mrs. Ceprano), Norma (Clotilda), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Real Grandam), Simon Boccanegra (Amelia’s Maid), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Lisa), Rusalka (Chief), Tannhäuser (Shepherd), Carmen (Micaela), FANG Zhimin (MIAO Min) and The Long March (Doctor HONG); children’s operas Effendi (Bayi’s Wife) and Snow White (Snow White).

    ZHANG Xin is a graduate of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma, majoring in Vocal Singing. During her studies in Italy, she was highly appreciated by world-famous soprano Mirella Freni, who praised her for her unique voice, which features strong dramatic tension. Excelled in interpreting the masterpieces by Verdi and Puccini, she has performed operas and given concerts at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti, etc.
  • ZHANG Wenqin is an NCPA resident lyric coloratura soprano. She has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata (Annina), Thais (La Charmeuse) and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (covered for Garria), and children’s opera commission A Story about Growing up (the Alarm Clock).

    ZHANG Wenqin is a graduate of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music with a Master’s degree. She studied with the tenor and educator YANG Yan, and won a national scholarship at the school. She has succeeded in playing Zerlina in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Danzhu in the Chinese opera Red River Valley, the Night Queen in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Mozart’s opera Così Fan Tutte, Gilda in Verdi’s opera Rigoletto, Adele in Johann Strauss’ operetta Die Fledermaus.

    ZHANG Wenqin won the championship in the Verona International Opera Master Class Competition in July 2014, the First Prize in the Open Opera Trials in the International Vocal Music Open Guangzhou Audition in January 2015, Bronze Award in the Female Group of the Italy Teresa Belloc International Vocal Competition China Audition in April 2015, First Prize in the Graduate Group of the 3rd National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning (French) hosted by the Central Conservatory of Music in June 2016, First Prize in the Graduate Bel Canto Group of the 5th Peacock Award National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning in July 2016, First Prize in the 3rd Paolo Coni Opera & Vocal Competition in April 2017, First Prize in the 2nd International Opera & Vocal Competition for College Students in May 2017, First Prize and Bruson Special Award in the Renato Bruson International Vocal Competition in November 2017. She also won the Golden Bell Award in the 11th China Golden Bell Award Vocal (Bel Canto) Competition in November 2017, and Fourth Prize in the Ningbo International Vocal Competition in October 2018.

    ZHANG Wenqin

    ZHANG Wenqin is an NCPA resident lyric coloratura soprano. She has starred in NCPA operas La Traviata (Annina), Thais (La Charmeuse) and The Dawns Here Are Quiet (covered for Garria), and children’s opera commission A Story about Growing up (the Alarm Clock).

    ZHANG Wenqin is a graduate of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music with a Master’s degree. She studied with the tenor and educator YANG Yan, and won a national scholarship at the school. She has succeeded in playing Zerlina in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Danzhu in the Chinese opera Red River Valley, the Night Queen in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Mozart’s opera Così Fan Tutte, Gilda in Verdi’s opera Rigoletto, Adele in Johann Strauss’ operetta Die Fledermaus.

    ZHANG Wenqin won the championship in the Verona International Opera Master Class Competition in July 2014, the First Prize in the Open Opera Trials in the International Vocal Music Open Guangzhou Audition in January 2015, Bronze Award in the Female Group of the Italy Teresa Belloc International Vocal Competition China Audition in April 2015, First Prize in the Graduate Group of the 3rd National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning (French) hosted by the Central Conservatory of Music in June 2016, First Prize in the Graduate Bel Canto Group of the 5th Peacock Award National Art Song Competition for Art Colleges of Higher Learning in July 2016, First Prize in the 3rd Paolo Coni Opera & Vocal Competition in April 2017, First Prize in the 2nd International Opera & Vocal Competition for College Students in May 2017, First Prize and Bruson Special Award in the Renato Bruson International Vocal Competition in November 2017. She also won the Golden Bell Award in the 11th China Golden Bell Award Vocal (Bel Canto) Competition in November 2017, and Fourth Prize in the Ningbo International Vocal Competition in October 2018.
  • LIU Songhu is the first resident singer of the NCPA and an international singer with a doctorate. He has starred in NCPA operas La Bohème, A Village Teacher, Xishi, Don Pasquale, Turandot, Carmen, Die Fledermaus, La Traviata, The Long March, L’italiana in Algeri, Un Ballo in Maschera, Lohengrin, Pagliacci, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Der Rosenkavalier, Sunrise, L’Elisir d’Amore, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, Die lustige Witwe, Rigoletto, LAN Huahua and La Fille du Régiment. He has starred in 54 operas and given more than 600 performances of operas at home and abroad.

    LIU Songhu is a distinguished professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. He was a distinguished professor at the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. From 2000 to 2010, he was a resident soloist of the Staatstheater Nürnberg and guest lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg. He has three Master’s degrees and one Doctor’s degree.

    LIU Songhu has won awards in 10 famous international vocal competitions: the First Prize in the France “Toulouse” International Vocal Competition; First Prize in the Germany “La Voce” International Art Song Competition, Third Prize in the Finals of the Germany “Neue Stimmen” International Vocal Competition and First Prize in the Barcelona International Vocal Competition, First Prize in the Italy “Casta Diva” International Vocal Competition, Nomination for the Opera Rising Star Award of 2007 by the Opernwelt, the “Il Barbiere di Siviglia—Figaro Role Award” and “Rising Star Award and Austrian Tour Award” in an Italy International Vocal Competition in 1999 and 2005, Grand Prix in the Ukraine International Vocal Competition, and Grand Prix and Award for Best Singer of “Dvorak’s” Works.

    LIU Songhu

    LIU Songhu is the first resident singer of the NCPA and an international singer with a doctorate. He has starred in NCPA operas La Bohème, A Village Teacher, Xishi, Don Pasquale, Turandot, Carmen, Die Fledermaus, La Traviata, The Long March, L’italiana in Algeri, Un Ballo in Maschera, Lohengrin, Pagliacci, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Der Rosenkavalier, Sunrise, L’Elisir d’Amore, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, Die lustige Witwe, Rigoletto, LAN Huahua and La Fille du Régiment. He has starred in 54 operas and given more than 600 performances of operas at home and abroad.

    LIU Songhu is a distinguished professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. He was a distinguished professor at the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and professor at the Peking University Academy of Opera. From 2000 to 2010, he was a resident soloist of the Staatstheater Nürnberg and guest lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg. He has three Master’s degrees and one Doctor’s degree.

    LIU Songhu has won awards in 10 famous international vocal competitions: the First Prize in the France “Toulouse” International Vocal Competition; First Prize in the Germany “La Voce” International Art Song Competition, Third Prize in the Finals of the Germany “Neue Stimmen” International Vocal Competition and First Prize in the Barcelona International Vocal Competition, First Prize in the Italy “Casta Diva” International Vocal Competition, Nomination for the Opera Rising Star Award of 2007 by the Opernwelt, the “Il Barbiere di Siviglia—Figaro Role Award” and “Rising Star Award and Austrian Tour Award” in an Italy International Vocal Competition in 1999 and 2005, Grand Prix in the Ukraine International Vocal Competition, and Grand Prix and Award for Best Singer of “Dvorak’s” Works.
  • WANG Haitao is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA opera The Long March (Commander ZENG).

    WANG Haitao was a signed singer of the Vienna State Opera and won the Karajan Bounty from the Vienna Karajan Centre. He was also a signed singer of the Bregenzer Festspiele and the Czech Opera and Ballet Theatre. He led the singing of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the opening ceremony of CCTV Music Channel.

    WANG Haitao won the First Prize in the 7th Ferruccio Tagliavini International Vocal Competition. He has also won many other awards in domestic and international vocal competitions such as the “Neue Stimmen” (Germany), the 30th Dr. Luis Sigall (Chile), the 1st National Vocal Competition and 7th National Young Singers Grand Prix, Outstanding Performance Award at the 1st Opera Festival and Excellent Opera Performance by the Ministry of Culture.

    WANG Haitao has starred in many Chinese opera commissions and western classic operas including The Long March, A Madman’s Diary, Le Nozze di Figaro, Fidelio, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmen and Tannhäuser.

    WANG Haitao is a graduate of the Central Conservatory of Music and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.

    WANG Haitao

    WANG Haitao is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA opera The Long March (Commander ZENG).

    WANG Haitao was a signed singer of the Vienna State Opera and won the Karajan Bounty from the Vienna Karajan Centre. He was also a signed singer of the Bregenzer Festspiele and the Czech Opera and Ballet Theatre. He led the singing of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the opening ceremony of CCTV Music Channel.

    WANG Haitao won the First Prize in the 7th Ferruccio Tagliavini International Vocal Competition. He has also won many other awards in domestic and international vocal competitions such as the “Neue Stimmen” (Germany), the 30th Dr. Luis Sigall (Chile), the 1st National Vocal Competition and 7th National Young Singers Grand Prix, Outstanding Performance Award at the 1st Opera Festival and Excellent Opera Performance by the Ministry of Culture.

    WANG Haitao has starred in many Chinese opera commissions and western classic operas including The Long March, A Madman’s Diary, Le Nozze di Figaro, Fidelio, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmen and Tannhäuser.

    WANG Haitao is a graduate of the Central Conservatory of Music and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.
  • WANG Hexiang is an NCPA resident artist. He has starred in NCPA operas Carmen (Le Dancaïre, Morales), Le Cenerentola (Dendini), Giannni Schicchi (Beto), Un Ballo in Maschera (Cristiano), Xishi (FAN Li), Pagliacci (Silvio), Rigoletto (Earl Ceprano), L’Elisir d’Amore (Belcore), L’italiana in Algeri (Haly), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Yang Paizhang), The Ballad of Canal (ZHANG Shuiyao), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Fiorello), The Long March (Commander ZENG), Die Lustige Witwe (Cascata), Jinsha River (JIN Yongde) and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua’s “Father”).

    WANG Hexiang has cooperated with conductors and singers such as LÜ Jia, CHEN Zuohuang, HE Hui, DAI Yuqiang and LAIO Changyong. In 2013, he made a visit to France on behalf of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the China Poetry Recitation Society and kicked off the “Confucius the Great Man” Poetry Party held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

    WANG Hexiang was invited to sing Journey, a TV theme song composed by MO Fan as music writer and CCTV director JIANG Shiming, as lyricist, for the CCTV documentary Memorandum of State-owned Enterprises. He played Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at the beginning of the 1st Beijing Comic Opera Festival, winning high praise. In 2010, he played the Seventh Uncle in Daughter of the Party at the invitation of the Opera Troupe of General Political Department when the troupe toured Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, etc.

    WANG Hexiang

    WANG Hexiang is an NCPA resident artist. He has starred in NCPA operas Carmen (Le Dancaïre, Morales), Le Cenerentola (Dendini), Giannni Schicchi (Beto), Un Ballo in Maschera (Cristiano), Xishi (FAN Li), Pagliacci (Silvio), Rigoletto (Earl Ceprano), L’Elisir d’Amore (Belcore), L’italiana in Algeri (Haly), Visitors on the Snow Mountain (Yang Paizhang), The Ballad of Canal (ZHANG Shuiyao), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Fiorello), The Long March (Commander ZENG), Die Lustige Witwe (Cascata), Jinsha River (JIN Yongde) and LAN Huahua (LAN Huahua’s “Father”).

    WANG Hexiang has cooperated with conductors and singers such as LÜ Jia, CHEN Zuohuang, HE Hui, DAI Yuqiang and LAIO Changyong. In 2013, he made a visit to France on behalf of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the China Poetry Recitation Society and kicked off the “Confucius the Great Man” Poetry Party held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

    WANG Hexiang was invited to sing Journey, a TV theme song composed by MO Fan as music writer and CCTV director JIANG Shiming, as lyricist, for the CCTV documentary Memorandum of State-owned Enterprises. He played Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at the beginning of the 1st Beijing Comic Opera Festival, winning high praise. In 2010, he played the Seventh Uncle in Daughter of the Party at the invitation of the Opera Troupe of General Political Department when the troupe toured Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, etc.
  • ZHANG Yang is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in Andrea Chénier, a co-production of NCPA, the British Royal Opera House and San Francisco Opera, and NCPA operas Simon Boccanegra, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, La Gioconda, Carmen, Le Nozze di Figaro, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor and children’s opera Effendi. He served as lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the “Millennial Road” for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    ZHANG Yang is a graduate of the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma. He studied with the soprano Mirella Freni, baritone Alessandro Corbelli and baritone QU Bo. He won First Prize in the Anitacerqueti International Vocal Competition, Italy and First Prize in the Modena Cubec International Vocal Master Class, Italy. He has starred in the following operas internationally: Le Nozze di Figaro, La Bohème and Falstaff.

    ZHANG Yang graduated from the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with distinction in 2013 and was invited to concerts of Verdi’s operas held at the Teatro alla Scala and Teatro Regio di Parma the same year.

    ZHANG Yang

    ZHANG Yang is an NCPA resident singer. He has starred in Andrea Chénier, a co-production of NCPA, the British Royal Opera House and San Francisco Opera, and NCPA operas Simon Boccanegra, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, FANG Zhimin, La Gioconda, Carmen, Le Nozze di Figaro, Turandot, Lucia di Lammermoor and children’s opera Effendi. He served as lead singer in the song Common Home - Ode to Peace in A Millennium Promise at the “Millennial Road” for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

    ZHANG Yang is a graduate of the People’s Liberation Army Academy of Art and Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma. He studied with the soprano Mirella Freni, baritone Alessandro Corbelli and baritone QU Bo. He won First Prize in the Anitacerqueti International Vocal Competition, Italy and First Prize in the Modena Cubec International Vocal Master Class, Italy. He has starred in the following operas internationally: Le Nozze di Figaro, La Bohème and Falstaff.

    ZHANG Yang graduated from the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma with distinction in 2013 and was invited to concerts of Verdi’s operas held at the Teatro alla Scala and Teatro Regio di Parma the same year.
  • GUAN Zhijing is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy, Il Trovatore, La Bohème, A Village Teacher, La Traviata, L’Elisir d’Amore, Turandot, The Chinese Orphan, Rigoletto, Xishi, Lohengrin, Le Nozze di Figaro, William Tell, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Norma, La Gioconda, The Long March, Carmen, Macbeth, Effendi, Jinsha River, LAN Huahua, etc.

    GUAN Zhijing is a vocal music judge at the Grade Examination Committee of China Conservatory of Music, a judge at the High-level Art Ensemble of Institutions of Higher Learning and member of the Dongcheng District Youth Federation. He won the Wenhua Award in the 8th National Vocal Competition and Opera Performance Award at the 1st China Opera Festival.

    GUAN Zhijing was admitted to the Carlo Bergonzi’s Master Class with a scholarship in 2005, and stood out among 600 singers, winning a full government scholarship from Modena, Italy in 2013. His present teacher is the world-famous soprano Mirella Freni. He won an Excellence Award in the 1st “Golden Voice from the Other Shore” Vocal Competition for Rising Singers and New Works, and the Crystal Award in the 3rd TV Competition for Chinese Singing Foreign Songs.

    Main works include Verdi’s Requiem, Dvorak’s Mass in D Major, Mozart’s Requiem and Mass in C Minor and Rossini’s Stab at Mater; operas Sister JIANG, The Wilderness, The Romance of Rewap, Salome, Madama Butterfly, Die Zauberflöte, Tanhauser, Tea, The King, Rigoletto and YUE Fei.

    GUAN Zhijing

    GUAN Zhijing is an NCPA resident singer and national A-list actor. He has starred in NCPA operas Rickshaw Boy, Il Trovatore, La Bohème, A Village Teacher, La Traviata, L’Elisir d’Amore, Turandot, The Chinese Orphan, Rigoletto, Xishi, Lohengrin, Le Nozze di Figaro, William Tell, Visitors on the Snow Mountain, Norma, La Gioconda, The Long March, Carmen, Macbeth, Effendi, Jinsha River, LAN Huahua, etc.

    GUAN Zhijing is a vocal music judge at the Grade Examination Committee of China Conservatory of Music, a judge at the High-level Art Ensemble of Institutions of Higher Learning and member of the Dongcheng District Youth Federation. He won the Wenhua Award in the 8th National Vocal Competition and Opera Performance Award at the 1st China Opera Festival.

    GUAN Zhijing was admitted to the Carlo Bergonzi’s Master Class with a scholarship in 2005, and stood out among 600 singers, winning a full government scholarship from Modena, Italy in 2013. His present teacher is the world-famous soprano Mirella Freni. He won an Excellence Award in the 1st “Golden Voice from the Other Shore” Vocal Competition for Rising Singers and New Works, and the Crystal Award in the 3rd TV Competition for Chinese Singing Foreign Songs.

    Main works include Verdi’s Requiem, Dvorak’s Mass in D Major, Mozart’s Requiem and Mass in C Minor and Rossini’s Stab at Mater; operas Sister JIANG, The Wilderness, The Romance of Rewap, Salome, Madama Butterfly, Die Zauberflöte, Tanhauser, Tea, The King, Rigoletto and YUE Fei.