Hongni Wu

Mezzo

 

Biography

Chinese mezzo-soprano Hongni Wu is currently a member of the Jette Parker Program at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Her recent performances have garnered praise from the New York Times for her “technical agility, warm colorings, and ample sound,” and by Operwire for her “remarkably outstanding voice.”

In the 2019-2020 season, Wu returns to the Royal Opera House as the Second Lady in David McVicar’s production of Die Zauberflöte, Karolka in Jenfa under the baton of Vladamir Jurowski, Flora in La Traviata, and Tebaldo in Don Carlo.

Highlights of the 2018-2019 season included multiple roles at the Royal Opera House, notably the title role in Henze’s Phaedra, Sibél in Faust, Mercédès in Barrie Kosky’s acclaimed production of Carmen, and her house debut as Flora in Richard Eyre’s production of La Traviata.

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