DING YI - TENOR

DING YI - TENOR

Opera highlights include Duke in Rigoletto (National Opera and Ballet Company, Beijing), Marco Polo (Taiwan), Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly (Singapore), Duke in Rigoletto (Opera Australia 2001), Alfredo in La Traviata (Opera Australia, 2001) and Luigi in

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Ding Yi, born in a musical family of composer father and soprano mother. He graduated from Xi-An Conservatorium in China teaching there for ten years. He has been awarded in many important competitions including the International Aria Competition in Marseille, France in 1997 (2 nd prizewinner) and The First International Opera Competition of Shizuoka, Japan (prizewinner).

Named the Three Tenors of China, Ding Yi has been an influential figure in Chinas 'music scene over the years. After his great success in the role of Calaf in Turandot in Beijing in 1996, Ding's career as an opera singer took off with ease. He frequently performed in both Southeast Asia and Australia.

Opera highlights include Duke in Rigoletto (National Opera and Ballet Company, Beijing), Marco Polo (Taiwan), Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly (Singapore), Duke in Rigoletto (Opera Australia 2001), Alfredo in La Traviata (Opera Australia, 2001) and Luigi in 11 Tabarro (Opera Australia, 2001).

Concert engagements include The Three Tenors of China (Shanghai and Beijing, 1998), as guest artist for the National Opera Festival (Canberra, 1997) and asTenor soloist in Verdi's Requiem with the West Australia Symphony Orchestra (Perth, 1999).

Future engagements will include the role of Calaf in the 2002 world tour of Tumadot produced by the Cultural Department of China and Mr. Thomas (agent for the Three Tenors; Pavarotti, Domingo and Carreras).

 


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