Kang Wang

Tenor

Biography

 

Australian-Chinese tenor Kang Wang is a third year member of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera, where he made his house and role debut as Narraboth in a new production of Salome last season and also performed the role of First Prisoner in 
Beethoven’s Fidelio with the company.

In the 2017-2018 season, Mr. Wang made an exciting last-minute debut in Moscow, replacing tenor Jonas Kaufmann in a New Year’s Eve Gala performance of opera arias with orchestra, and staying on to perform a solo recital of song repertoire in the Grand Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory. On the opera stage, he will sing the role of Mitrane in Rossini’s Semiramide at the MET, where he will also cover both the role of Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor and tenor soloist in
Verdi’s Requiem. In addition, he will sing Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the London Philharmonic, as well as Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the San Antonio Symphony.

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Recent News

Belvedere Singing Competition: John Brancy and Kang Wang In Finals

IMG Artists vocalists John Brancy and Kang Wang are in tonight's finals of the Belvedere Singing Competition in Moscow. One of the world's largest competitions for young opera soloists, The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition takes place annually...

Reviews

“The tenor Kang Wang, who was born in China and grew up in Australia, made an endearing Elvino, singing with an ardent voice and sending phrases soaring without any hint of forcing.”

Anthony Tommasini

The New York Times

“Kang Wang, with a beautiful and clear tenor, made a successful house debut as Narraboth, a young captain in love with Salome.”

Ako Imamura

Bachtrack

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“Kang Wang sang with elegance and fervor as the young Narraboth.”

– Opera Wire, David Salazar

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