In the 2019–20 season, soprano Ying Fang sings Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, led by Gianandrea Noseda at Georgia’s Tsinandali Festival, and gives song recitals for Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Celebrity Series of Boston, and Parlance Chamber Concerts. She makes house debuts in Mozart operas with Lyric Opera of Chicago (Don Giovanni), Houston Grand Opera (The Magic Flute), and Los Angeles Opera (The Marriage of Figaro) conducted by James Gaffigan, Jane Glover, and James Conlon. She also returns to The Metropolitan Opera (Massenet’s Werther, The Magic Flute) led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Lothar Koenigs, and the Verbier Festival for Don Giovanni in concert, with Gábor Takács-Nagy, and Mozart’s Requiem, conducted by András Schiff. She has appeared with the New York, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and Malaysian philharmonic orchestras; Boston, Houston, National, Pittsburgh, and New World symphony orchestras; The Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras; and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and Alice Tully Hall, as well as with the Salzburg, Verbier, Aix-en-Provence, and Ravinia festivals. Ms. Fang has sung at Opernhaus Zürich, Washington National Opera, Vancouver Opera, Opéra de Lille, and Opera Philadelphia, among others. She has collaborated with distinguished conductors such as Jaap van Zweden, Gustavo Dudamel, Franz Welser-Möst, Andris Nelsons, James Levine, Andrew Davis, Christoph Eschenbach, Carlo Rizzi, Susanna Mälkki, Alan Gilbert, William Christie, Emmanuelle Haïm, Mark Minkowski, Jesús López Cobos, Bernard Labadie, Nathalie Stutzmann, and Manfred Honeck. A native of Ningbo, China, Ying Fang holds degrees from Shanghai Conservatory of Music and The Juilliard School. She is a former member of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
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