Ying Huang, renowned lyric coloratura soprano and opera singer, is one of the outstanding Chinese vocal artists who has been active worldwide in opera and concert performances, TV and movie productions as well as recording studios. Her tender and sweet voice, flexible and unassailable technique, authentic musical styles and impassioned stage performances have won accolades worldwide from colleagues, audiences and the media, who hail her as “the nightingale from China.
Born in Shanghai, he began his vocal studies in his native town and graduated with top score at the Toho College of Music in Tokyo (Japan). After having won a fellowship offered by Toho Postgraduate School of Music, he came to Europe to continue his studies, in Graz. A winner of several international vocal competitions, including the International Singing Competition “Ferruccio Tagliavini” in Graz, the International Competition for Singers “Toti dal Monte” in Treviso in 2007, the “International Singing Competition of “Festspielstadt Passau ” in Passau, also in 2007 and the International Singing Competition “Maria Caniglia” in Sulmona.
Guanqun Yu is one of the most promising sopranos of the younger generation and appears regularly at big opera houses worldwide. As part of the opera education program during her studies in Shandong and Shanghai and participated in concerts at important events. She finally became known outside of China by winning the first price at the famous Belvedere Singing Competition.