Mezzo-soprano Nian Wang is a recent graduate of the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship and while with the company she sang Ascanius in The Trojans, Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Tebaldo in Don Carlo .
She participated in the 2014 Merola Opera Program where she was featured in the Schwabacher Summer Concert. At the Curtis Institute of Music, her credits include the title roles of La Cenerentola and Rinaldo, Romeo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Kate in Owen Wingrave, Siébel in Faust, Mother Jeanne in Dialogues des Carmélites, Laura in Iolanta, Lucilla in La scala di seta and the First Witch in Dido and Aeneas.
Other credits include Clarina in La cambiale di matrimonio with the Philharmonia Baroque, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro with the Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts; Nicklausse in Les Contes d’Hoffmann with the Martina Arroyo Foundation; Chinese Tea Cup, Female Cat, Shepherd, and Squirrel in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges at Bard College.
Wang is the winner of the 2017 Handel Aria Competition. She also performed in the Dawn Upshaw Young Artist Concert at Carnegie Hall. SPO is thrilled to welcome her to its stage in this company debut.
FAUST 2017 – Siébel