© Xiaomeng Zhang
A native of Wenzhou, China, Xiaomeng Zhang received his bachelor’s degree at Shanghai Conservatory of Music and his master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music. He then completed his training with the Merola Opera Program (San Francisco) and at the Juilliard School (Artist Diploma Course). During his studies at the Juilliard School, he debuted as Don Giovanni, Le Fauteuil/Arbre (L’enfant et les sortilèges), Kuligin (Katia Kabanova), Minksman (Flight), Giove (La Calisto) and Presto (Les Mamelles de Tirésias).
He then performed the roles of Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Aspen Music Festival, Belcore (L’Elisir d’amore) for ARE Opera, Schaunard (La Bohème) at the Chautauqua Music Festival, Figaro (The Barber of Seville) for the Columbus Opera.
In concert, Zhang has performed as soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Queens College Choral Society, in Yellow River Cantata with New Jersey Festival Orchestra, and in Mozart’s Requiem and Dvořák’s Te Deum with New York City Master Chorale.
More recently, he sung the title-role in Tan Dun’s Buddha Passion. After two seasons spent with the International Opera Studio at Opernhaus Zürich, where he performed Silvio (Paillasse) and Marullo (Rigoletto), he will return there this season to sing Ping (Turandot). He will soon make his role debut as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and Donner (Das Rheingold). He was a finalist in the Stanisław Moniuszko and Juan Pons international singing competitions in 2022.
Paris Opera debut
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