Ho Yuen Dominique Chan 陳皓琬

Genre
classical, opera
Location
Hong Kong
About
"Dominique is a mezzo-soprano who sings from the heart. She is an excellent musician and an experienced performer having taken roles in college operas and oratorios as well as in recital." - Jane Anthony

女中音陳皓琬出生於香港,三歲半開始學習鋼琴,四歲加入香港兒童合唱團合唱團及芭蕾舞班十二年。曾隨合唱團到加拿大、日本、法國、意大利、維他納等地演出。 陳自十三歲隨香港著名男高音黃華豐學習聲樂,並考獲皇家音樂學院聲樂及鋼琴八級文憑。十六歲到英國攻讀音樂,先後於切徹斯特、利茲音樂學院及英國皇家北方音樂學院主修聲樂。 曾跟隨英國著名女高音瑪莉‧柏莎斯,珍‧安東尼,男高音謝夫‧羅頓等學習。 陳於2009年在利茲音樂學院完成學士學位課程並在該學院繼續鑽研歌劇於2011年完成學士後文憑。

​陳在香港及英國留學其間曾參與多個校外及校內歌唱比賽並羸得多個大獎,包括於利茲音樂學院之厄妮芝格絲黛Agnes Grisdale Trophy for Singing歌唱獎座及法蘭芝獎學金Friends Scholarship;香港校際音樂節美聲獨唱第一名及獎學金; 在英國修打蘭夫人音樂節Mrs Sunderland Music Festival中奪得赫道斯菲業餘歌劇協會大獎Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society Trophy,及彭美拉寶頓大獎Pamela Browden Trophy; 等多個錦標。 在英國著名之洛富維音樂節Rothwell Music Festival中奪得列著獎座The Leach Trophy、 洛富維榮華獎座The Rothwell in Bloom Trophy、伊度獎座The Ethel Scott Trophy、 多個聲樂比賽錦標及洛富維音樂節最高榮譽之玫瑰碗The Kirkwood Rosebowl等等。 陳並曾接受英國廣播電台訪問並譽為傑出青年聲樂家。

​陳近來活躍於歌劇界,在旅英期間除於校內之歌劇演出外,亦曾參與多個歌劇團的演出。 包括有Leeds Youth Opera(利茲青年歌劇團)及Opera Seria (Manchester, UK曼徹斯特賽利亞歌劇團)等之歌劇演出。 曾參演的歌劇角色包括 <賈尼.斯基基>的齊塔、<韓賽與葛莉特> (韓賽)、<修女安祖莉卡>的修女班長、<狡猾的狐狸> 的青蛙、<魔笛> 的精靈、<費加洛的婚禮> (少女), <毒吻> (女皇)、<曼農> 的羅撒特、<羅密歐與茱麗葉>的葛楚特、<奧賽羅>的愛瑪莉亞。陳亦參與2015-2017年香港藝術節節目<蕭紅>(香港首演及台北重演)、<大同>(香港首演及倫敦重演和<世紀.香港.音樂會>中的六人合唱團及2018年一鋪清唱X CCDC重演節目<香·夭>。

​​除歌劇演出外​​,陳亦常擔任音樂會中的女中音獨唱演出,包括韓德爾的《彌賽亞》、莫札特的《安魂曲》等。​陳於2012年為微電影<我愛草食男>錄製其主題曲<愛上草食男>,2013年海洋公園哈佬喂廣告拍攝及參與由郭子健執導的電影<救火英雄>(2014)及<悟空傳>(2017)、孔令政執導的<第七謊言>配樂錄音,於2014年參與電影<華麗上班族>之拍攝,李逸朗新錄大碟之和音工作及當其2015年Fly Me To The <?>音樂會和<李逸朗 . 鄭敬基 我們的哥歌一夜音樂會>之和音。
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2015年7月起,陳氏被獲挑選為「賽馬會香港歌劇院青年藝術家培訓計劃」十位學員之一。現跟隨著名男低音及計劃總監龔冬健先生研集聲樂。​​http://www.operahongkong.org/education-scholarship.php

陳現為自由身歌劇聲樂家、聲樂指導、合唱團導師。​

Born in Hong Kong, Dominique Chan was admitted to the Royal Northern College of Music at 2004 where she has had the privilege to be taught by Susan Roper, Nick Sears and Jeffrey Lawton. She gained her PG Diploma in Performance (Voice) in 2011 at the Leeds College of Music under the tutorial and guidance of Jane Anthony and Mary Plaza.

During her stay in the UK, Dominique was an active competitor in several musical festivals. Winning awards included Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society Trophy (2009), The Pamela Bowden Trophy (2010) from Mrs. Sunderland Music Festival; The Leach Trophy (2011), The Ethel Scott Trophy (2012), The Rothwell in Bloom Trophy (2012) and the Kirkwood Rosebowl (2012) from Rothwell Music Festival. She also won the Agnes Grisdale Trophy for singing 2004 and Friends Scholarship in 2008 at the LCoM.

Dominique has been giving performances with the Hong Kong Children’s Choir in several countries, such as Japan, Italy, Edmonton and France in 2000 and 2001. . She was also a member of the Leeds Youth Opera, Opera Seria and Young Opera Venture in 2011 and 2012. Operatic roles included Zita (Gianni Schicchi), Suor Zelatrice (Suor Angelica), Frog (The Cunning Little Vixen); The Third Boy (The Magic Flute); Hansel (Hansel & Gretel); Gertrude (Roméo et Juliette); Emilia (Otello); Leader (The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken); The 2nd Bridesmaid (The Marriage of Figaro); Empress (The Poisoned Kiss) and Rosette (Manon).

Chan has also performed a number of major vocal works with various orchestras, such as Handel's Messiah, Mozart's Requiem and Dovřák’s​​​​ Mass in D. She took part in several movies, pop-songs recordings and pop-concerts as a female vocalist, such as Kwok Tsz-Kin's movie <As the Light Goes Out> (2014) and Wu Kong (2017), Hung Ling-Ching's movie <The Seventh Lie> (2014) and Don Li Yat-Long's concerts in Hong Kong (2015).

​​From 2015 July, Dominique was selected as one of the ten young vocalists under the Jockey Club Opera Hong Kong Young Artist Development Programme. She has a valuable opportunity to study opera singing under the renowned singer Mr. Gong Dong-jian. http://www.operahongkong.org/education-scholarship.php

Dominique is currently a freelance Opera singer, vocal coach.


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Ho Yuen Dominique Chan 陳皓琬

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Past Gigs

Mozart's Opera Works

16 Nov 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

Excerpts from Cosi Fan Tutte

2 Nov 2018 (Fri) 6:00PM - 6:45PM

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

Feature Concert II: Victoria Consort

27 Oct 2018 (Sat) 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Venue: 
好時光 Ho Sze Kwong
10/F, Pang Kwong Building 59 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

Excerpt from Cosi Fan Tutte

19 Oct 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

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

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