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 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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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