Xiaomeng Zhang

Xiaomeng Zhang

1990

Bariton

China

Roles Performed

2021/22 Silvio, Pagliacci (R. Leoncavallo), Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland

2019/20 Figaro, Il Barbiere di Siviglia (G. Rossini), Columbus Opera, USA

2019/20 Conte Almaviva, Le nozze di Figaro (W. A. Mozart), Aspen Music Festival, USA

2019/20 Don Giovanni, Don Giovanni (W. A. Mozart), Juilliard Opera Center, USA

Roles Studied/Covers

2018/19 Nick Shadow, The Rake's Progress (I. Stravinsky), Merola Opera, San Fransisco, USA

Education

2020-22 Internationales Opernstudio Zürich, Switzerland

2017-19 Artist Dilpoma in Opera Studies, Juilliard School, USA

2015-17 Graduate Diploma, Juilliard School, USA

2013-15 Master of Music, Manhattan School of Music, USA

2008-13 Bachelor of Music, Shanghai Conservatore of Music, Shanghai, China

Competitions and Awards

2020 2nd Prize, The Chinese Arts Song International Competition, Shanghai, China

2020 Finalist, The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, New York, USA

2018 Audience Prize, The Premiere Foundation IVC, New York, USA

2017 Finalist, The Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, Dallas, USA

Agency

since 2021 Worldwide representation by Harrison Parrott, London, UK

What does it mean to you to make music/to sing?

Singing is a very important part of my life, it allows me to be the purest version of myself.

Are you currently learning something new?

I am learing how to ski.

Coffee or Tea?

Both, but tea wins.

  Composer Opera/Operetta Aria Role
1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le nozze di Figaro Hai già vinta la causa / Vedrò mentr'io sospiro Il Conte
2 Erich Wolfgang Korngold Die tote Stadt Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen Fritz
3 Giuseppe Verdi Don Carlos Son io, mio Carlo / Per me giunto / O Carlo, ascolta / Io morrò Rodrigo
4 Pjotr Tchaikovsky Jewgeni Onegin Vy mne pisali Jewgeni Onegin
5 Ambroise Thomas Hamlet O vin, dissipe Hamlet