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Yuki Ip

Hong Kong soprano Yuki Ip’s major performances include being the featured soloist with José Carreras for the inaugural season of the National Centre of the Performing Arts, Beijing, China; Nedda in R. Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci and Cio-Cio San in G. Puccini’s Madame Butterfly with MusicaViva, Hong Kong, and soprano soloist in her European debut at the Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy in G. Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater . Miss Ip was the soprano soloist in J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass and Haydn’s Die Schöpfung under the baton of Maestro Helmuth Rilling.

Recently she performed as soprano soloist in Xian Xinghai’s Yellow River Cantata with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra; soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas McGegan. H. Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 in Verona and Cremona, Italy; and was guest soloist at the Shanghai World Exposition with Shanghai Opera House Orchestra and Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen with Le French May Festival Hong Kong.

Other operatic roles include Mimi in G. Puccini’s La Boheme under the direction of Bruno Aprea; Juliette in C. Gounod’s Roméo and Juliette under the direction of Paolo Olmi; Sophie in J. Massenet’s Werther, with Opera Hong Kong; Rose Maurrant in Kurt Weill's Street Scene with Singapore Lyric Opera; Gretel in E. Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel with the Singapore Lyric Opera and Suor Genovieffa in G. Puccini’s Suor Angelica at the Macau International Arts Festival.

Other significant engagements include her debut in New York City and Toronto as soprano soloist in An-Lun Huang’s Revelation; her debut with Macau Orchestra in the Macau Handover Anniversary Concert; C. Monteverdi's Il Combattimento di Trancredi e Clorinda and J.S. Bach's Kaffee Cantata at the Hong Kong Arts Festival; her debut with Singapore Symphony Orchestra performing Frasquita in G. Bizet's Carmen and multiple performances with both the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. Numerous concerts featuring Miss Ip have also been broadcast by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

Miss Ip obtained a Bachelor of Music Degree (Honors) from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and a Master of Music Degree from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, USA. Miss Ip was RTHK Radio 4 Artist in Residence 2014.

 

 

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