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Xiahou Jinxu

Xiahou Jinxu

Xiahou Jinxu graduated from China Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in 2018. In 2011 he won the third prize of the renowned international singing competition Neue Stimmen of the Bertelsmann Foundation in Gütersloh. Xiahou has maintained frequent collaborations with renowned conductors and world-class orchestras such as Vienna Philharmonic, Copenhagen Philharmonic and etc. He has appeared on the world’s most prestigious opera stages since 2012, and performed the leading roles in dozens of operas such as L’elisir d’amore, La Cenerentola, Don Pasquale and etc. at Wiener Staatsoper. The highlights of 2021/22 season include:  He gave the China Premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rake's Progress (as Tom Rakewell) at Beijing Music Festival. He sang as Tebaldo in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, which was the first time for a Chinese tenor to sing the leading role at Teatro alla Scala. In the same year, Xiahou returned to Teatro alla Scala twice to sing in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Giordano’s Fedora. During June to August 2022, he sang as Ismaele in Verdi’s Nabucco at Oper im Steinbruch St Margarethen.

 

 

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