A native of Ningbo, China, soprano Ying Fang makes her debut this season at the Salzburg Festival in Idomeneo and returns to the Metropolitan Opera for a role debut as Servilia in La clemenza di Tito. She joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Hall, in collaboration with The Old Globe Theatre of San Diego, as Juno for performances of Sibelius’s incidental music to Shakespeare's The Tempest. She returns to the New York Philharmonic for performances of Brahms’s A German Requiem, and makes debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, North Carolina Symphony, and in a Carnegie Hall concert with Orchestra of Saint Luke’s. She makes her San Francisco Symphony debut at these performances. Ms. Fang’s concert engagements have included appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh, New World, and National symphonies, and Music of the Baroque in works such as Mahler’s Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4, Handel’s Messiah, Telemann’s Der Tag des Gerichts, Handel’s Silete Venti, and Bernstein’s West Side Story. A former member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, she holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.  

(December 2018)