Samantha Ying-zing Chong 張吟晶

Genre
classical
Instrument
vocal
Location
Hong Kong (Hometown: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)
About
From Sabah, Malaysian born Samantha Chong is a Hong Kong based professional mezzo-soprano.
張吟晶Samantha Chong
女中音Mezzo-soprano

來自馬來西亞的張吟晶現為香港的頂尖青年女中音歌唱家之一 。2015年她榮獲馬來西亞全國聲樂比賽女生組冠軍及全場總冠軍,並於2016年獲得第一屆新加坡歌劇院-東盟聲樂比賽專業組冠軍。張氏在香港演藝學院先後以優異成績完成音樂學士及碩士學位課程,學習其間屢獲各項獎學金,包括FAMA獎學金及John Hosier Trust獎學金;2011至2012年更受凱達公司全力贊助前往澳洲交流,於墨爾本歌劇工作室深造 。

張吟晶曾演出的歌劇角色包括《費加洛的婚禮》的凱魯比諾、《女人皆如此》的朵拉貝拉、《羅密歐與茱麗葉》的史提凡諾、《灰姑娘》的安潔莉卡,《浮士德》的瑪塔、《奧賽羅》的艾美利亞,以及室內歌劇《張保仔傳奇》的鄭一嫂等等。 此外,張氏也活躍於音樂會擔任獨唱演出。曾演出過的作品包括,貝多芬《莊嚴彌撒》、莫札特《安魂曲》、巴赫《B小調彌撒》、杜佛 《安魂曲》、貝多芬第九交響曲以及馬勒第八交響曲等。2018的重點演出包括歌劇 《卡門》的梅賽蒂絲、《蝴蝶夫人》的鈴木、《瑪莉亞·史都華特》的伊麗莎白一世、韓德爾《彌賽亞》、布魯克納《安魂曲》以及莫札特《C小調彌撒》。

Samantha Ying-zing Chong
Mezzo-soprano

Malaysian-born Mezzo-soprano Samantha Chong is the champion of the 41st National Singing Competition of Malaysia, and the first prize winner of Singapore Lyric Opera Vocal Competition - ASEAN in 2016. Samantha graduated with the Master of Music Degree, having earlier earned her Bachelor of Music Degree both at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). She received generous support from the FAMA Scholarship, John Hosier Trust Scholarship 2012, and Aedas Scholarship during her studies at the HKAPA.

Samantha is a highly versatile singer who embraces a wide range of repertoire. Her operatic roles include: Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Stephano in Romeo et Juliette, Martha Schwerlein in Faust, Emilia in Otello, Zheng Yi-Sao in The Legend of Zhang Bao-Zai, and the title role of Rossini's La Cenerentola. On the concert platform, she has sung the alto solo parts in Mozart's Requiem, Bach's Magnificat in D, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Duruflé's Requiem, Mahler's Symphony no. 8 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and etc..

Upcoming performances includes, Suzuki in Madame Butterfly, Mercédès in Carmen, Elisabetta in Maria Stuarda, Bruckner's Te Deum, Händel's Messiah and Mozart's C Minor Mass.







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Past Gigs

Excerpts from Roméo et Juliette

1 Feb 2019 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Excerpts from Roméo et Juliette

18 Jan 2019 (Fri) 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Venue: 
Liu Haisu Gallery
1/F T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Bonham Rd, 九十號

Fantasia 2018

14 Dec 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Excerpts from The Magic Flute

21 Sep 2018 (Fri) 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Venue: 
Liu Haisu Gallery
1/F T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Bonham Rd, 九十號

Excerpt from The Barber of Seville

7 Sep 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Excerpts from The Magic Flute

3 Aug 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Excerpts from The Barber of Seville

20 Jul 2018 (Fri) 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Venue: 
Drake Gallery
1/F, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong 90號, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong

Mozart’s Opera Ensembles

6 Jul 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Donizetti's Double Bill: Excerpts from Maria Stuarda and Lucia di Lammermoor

1 Jun 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

Venue: 
Upper G/F, Three Garden Road, Central
Three Garden Road, Central, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong