Ying Fang, soprano
Ken Noda, piano

Longy's Pickman Hall - Longy's Edward M. Pickman Hall

“A star in the making,” according to The New York Times, and hailed as “the most gifted Chinese soprano of her generation,” by the Ningbo Daily, soprano Ying Fang is cultivating a burgeoning international career on some of the world’s most important opera and concert stages. A former member of the Lindemann Young Artist Program, she has appeared in ten productions at the Metropolitan Opera, most recently her role debut as Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito in 2019. The New York Times praised her performance as "a source of pure joy and light...sung with a soprano of succulent sweetness."

She has appeared in concert with many of the country’s top orchestras, debuting in 2018-19 with the San Francisco and Houston Symphonies, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the BSO under Andris Nelsons in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection. Praised for the purity and agility of her voice and her direct and persuasive acting, Ying Fang’s Boston recital debut promises an intimate evening of riveting artistry. 

Seating for this performance is limited.

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“Ying Fang, possesses a lyric soprano of such verdant beauty that she could merely exhibit it and score a success. But she showed real artistry, coloring her voice to fit her expressive intent at each moment. ”

Opera News

“...it’s rare to hear a young singer with such a uniformly beautiful sound and such solid technique in repertory that includes the Baroque and Chinese folk song.”

The New York Times

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This performance is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Innovation Funds.

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