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Hongni Wu


Hongni Wu - Mezzo
- Concert, August 7, Meet the Artist, August 6, 2018

Messo-soprano Hongni Wu, winner of this year's Metropolitan Opera National Auditions, will perform accompanied by pianist Jeremy Chan. 

Hongni Wu will make her Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Flora (La traviata) and also sings Mercédès (Carmen)

Wu studied at Xinghai Conservatory of Music, and at the Manhattan School of Music under Joan Patenaude-Yarnell. For Manhattan School of Music she has sung Sesto (La clemenza di Tito), Dragonfly (L'Enfant et les sortilèges) and Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus). Other appearances include Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Opera Maine, Carmen with Xinghai Conservatory of Music and Mrs Umeya (Qingling Song) at Guangzhou Opera House. She has participated in the Bel Canto Summer Programme in Italy and in the Gerdine Young Artist programme at Opera Theatre of St Louis.

Wu has participated in concerts and recitals at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Yangzhou University of Music, Nanjing University of Music, and in the CCTV 15th National Young Singers' Concert in Beijing, a Verdi concert and the Celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC in Ghuanzhou. She has also sung in the WQXR Robert Sherman Young Artist Showcase, a Martina Arroyo Prelude Gala Concert in New York and a Martina Arroyo Foundation Spring Luncheon Cabaret.


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