"Highly successful, emotionally and dramatically
moving and vocally exceptional" - Frederick Burchinal
Xiaohan Chen, Chinese Mezzo-soprano now resident in the United States. Opera Singer in Atlanta Opera and Fort Worth Opera, Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) pursuing in University of Georgia, Master graduated in Manhattan School of Music.
Ms.Chen is an emerging artist in operatic and concert work. 2022 Xiaohan Chen performed 96-Hours Project with Atlanta Opera. Also, opera work included Faust (Siebel), Albert Herring (Nancy), Werther (Charlotte), Cosi Fan Tutte (Dorabella). Orchestra concert Messaiah (Alto Soloist), and two Doctoral recital.
Her solo work and notable concert performances include the online concert “His Light Still Shine” with Fort Worth Opera, “Water Passion” with Tan Dun in Metropolitan Art of Museum, Opera Scenes at New York Lyric Opera Gala at Carnegie Hall. 2021 Ms.Chen performed the contemporary opera A Visit to the country leading role (Tania) with University of Georgia orchestra, also joined the Fio Italia for La Cenerentola (Angelina), the Russian Opera Workshop for Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Olga & role study for Larina and Filipievna). 2020 contracted with Miami Music Festival for Carmen (Mercedes), Fort Worth Opera Die Fledermaus (Ensemble), Berlin Opera Academy for Hänsel & Gretel (Hansel cover), Gianni Schicchi (La Ciesca), and Sour Angelica (Mistress of the Novices). At the past 3 years, Ms.Chen earned Opera Guild Atlanta finalist, New York Classic Music Society competition finalist, and Chicago Classical Singer competition Semi-Finalist, The North International Music Competition second prize, Ise-Shima International Singing Competition Special prize. She also trained as a young artist at the International Vocal Arts Institute and Canadian Vocal Arts Institute.
Xiaohan worked with Conductor Pierre Vallet, Tan Du. Director James Robinson, Linda Brovsky, as well as opera coach Kenneth Merrill, Kathryn LaBouff. Voice worked with Frederick Burchinal and Mignon Dunn.