During the 2018–19 season, soprano Ying Fang makes her Salzburg Festival debut in Mozart’s Idomeneo and returns to The Metropolitan Opera for her role debut as Servilia in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito. She also appears with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and Malaysian Philharmonic with conductors Jaap van Zweden, Susanna Mälkki, Andris Nelsons, and Franz Welser-Möst, among others. Previous engagements have included The Metropolitan Opera, Zurich Opera House, Washington National Opera, Vancouver Opera, Opéra de Lille, Opera Philadelphia, Wolf Trap Opera Company, and Aspen Opera Theater Center in varied operas, including Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Pamina), Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (Adina), Handel’s Alcina (Morgana), Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Susanna), Verdi’s Falstaff (Nannetta), Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Zerlina), Handel’s The Triumph of Time and Truth (Bellezza) and Giulio Cesare (Cleopatra), Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims (Contessa di Folleville), and Mozart’s Zaïde (title role). She has worked with distinguished conductors including William Christie, Andrew Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, Emmanuelle Haïm, Manfred Honeck, Bernard Labadie, Jesús López Cobos, Mark Minkowski, Carlo Rizzi, and Nathalie Stutzmann. Ms. Fang has worked with directors including Peter Sellars and Laurent Pelly. Her concert engagements have included The Philadelphia Orchestra, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Music of the Baroque, and the Pittsburgh, New World, and National symphony orchestras, and she has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Alice Tully Hall, as well as at the Verbier, Aix-en-Provence, and Ravinia festivals. A native of Ningbo, China, Ms. Fang holds a master’s and artist diploma in Opera Study from The Juilliard School and a bachelor’s from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She is a former member of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
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