Kang Wang

Tenor

Biography

Australian-Chinese tenor Kang Wang is a 2nd year member of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera where he will make his house and role debut as Narraboth in a new production of Salome in the current season.  On the concert stage he will appear with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra as the tenor soloist in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde which begins with performances in Beijing and will be presented by the Kennedy Center in celebration of the Chinese New Year.  He will also debut with American Classical Orchestra in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at David Geffen Hall.  Upcoming seasons include debuts with Welsh National Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, and the San Antonio Symphony.

Highlights of 2015-16 include the Met Summer Recital Series in various New York City parks, Elvino in La Sonnambula in a coproduction with the Lindemann Program and the Juilliard School, and a program of opera scenes conducted by James Levine.

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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